Credits: 2

Schedule: 10.09.2019 - 22.10.2019

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

I 2018 - 2019 (autumn)
I 2019 - 2020 (autumn)

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The course gives general understanding about radio science applications in space technology and remote sensing and presents current developments in this field. This course helps student in main and minor subject selection.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The course gives an overview on space environment, current trends in space technology, and remote sensing instruments and applications. The following application topics will be covered: environmental disaster assessment from space, climate change monitoring, interplanetary exploration, deep space missions, cosmology and radio astronomy and space research in Finland. During the course several visiting top lecturers from various space research and remote sensing institutes give general lectures about their topic.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Compulsory lectures, homework exercises and seminar presentation. (No examination.)

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lectures 14 h (1 x 2 h per week). Independent work: preparation of seminar talk 20 h, preparation for lectures 20 h.

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lecture handouts and other material.

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

S-92.2110 Radio Science for Space and Environmental Applications

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Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

language class 4: English, the assessed work may be completed in Finnish or Swedish upon request.

Suitable for everybody interested in space technology.


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