Certificate of Achievement
has completed the following course:
This online course explored how remote sensing is used in archaeology for site prospection, landscape archaeology and heritage protection. It introduced the theory behind true colour, multispectral and radar imagery, and demonstrated how to use this data. It also explored the use of historical maps and imagery, and covered the creation of high quality maps using QGIS.
6 weeks, 3 hours per week
Professor Graham Philip
Professor in the Department of Archaeology
Dr Dan Lawrence
Associate Professor in the Department of Archaeology
- Perform remote sensing tasks with free satellite imagery
- Perform basic analysis with topographical data
- Apply georeferencing techniques to historic maps and imagery
- Create great maps with QGIS
- Report accurately the data sources you have used
- The theory behind how satellite imagery is produced.
- How to find, download, and begin working with satellite imagery.
- How to carry out simple multispectral analysis with satellite imagery.
- How to find, download, and begin working with topographical data.
- How to georeference historical maps and imagery.
- How to make great maps to display this data.
Issued on 25th August 2023
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