Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years (1.8.2018-31.7.2020), which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.
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.
Schedule: 08.09.2020 - 20.10.2020
Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Anne Lähteenmäki, Jaan Praks
Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Anne Lähteenmäki, Jaan Praks
Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):
CEFR level (applies in this implementation):
Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):
Teaching language: English
Languages of study attainment: English
CONTENT, ASSESSMENT AND WORKLOAD
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
Compulsory lectures and seminar presentation. (No examination.)
Lectures 14 h (1 x 2 h per week). Independent work: preparation of seminar talk 11 h, preparation for lectures 28 h.
Lecture handouts and other material.
Substitutes for Courses
S-92.2110 Radio Science for Space and Environmental Applications
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals
13 Climate Action