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Tutorial: Fundamentals of Remote Sensing

The Canada Centre for Remote Sensing is pleased to offer this tutorial on remote sensing technology and its applications. This interactive module is intended as an overview at a senior high school or early university level and touches on physics, environmental sciences, mathematics, computer sciences and geography.

For teachers and students we have additional details and suggestions for using the tutorial.

We welcome comments and suggestions on this module.

Permission for Use

This tutorial may be copied in any form and used for non-commercial purposes provided that: the content of any copy is not altered and, it is clearly indicated that the Canada Centre for Remote Sensing is the originator of this material.

Is this tutorial available in other formats?

If you want to use a hard copy version of this tutorial, then download the PDF version [PDF, 12.4 Mb, viewer] and print it in colour. It can be printed on either 8½" x 11" or A4 paper


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