- Research is sponsored by the National Science Foundation, U.S. Department of Education, Great Lakes Commission, Michigan Research Excellence Fund, NASA, Leibniz-Institute for Troposheric Research, U.S. Department of Energy, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
- Research Emphasis Areas include: imaging science, atmospheric science, data/signal processing, data visualization and remote sensing instrumentation
Graduate Programs in Remote Sensing
Graduate study in remote sensing promotes interdisciplinary research and education in remote sensing by bringing together individuals and groups from different departments and/or colleges.
- Biological Sciences
- Civil and Environmental Engineering
- Electrical and Computer Engineering
- Geological Engineering and Sciences
- School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science
Remote Sensing comprises not just instrumentation or measurement tools, but represents a perspective that employs a broad morphology of disciplines and demands interdisciplinary breadth. Applications include forestry, geology, geophysics, electrical engineering, biomedical imaging, hyperspectral remote sensing, signal processing, image analysis, astronomy, astrophysics, radio astronomy, optical instrument design and fabrication, satellite limnology, volcanology.