Week 1 - Overview of optical Earth observation technology and data

This week will guide learners through the basic concepts of how optical sensors acquire data, the underlying science that underpins and enables this, and examples of key missions and emerging technologies.

Week content

Dr Mathias Disney

Senior lecturer in Remote Sensing

Simonetta Cheli

Head of the Coordination Office, Directorate of Earth Observation Programmes at ESA

Professor Jose Moreno

Professor in Earth Physics

Dr Pierre-Philippe Mathieu

Earth Observation Applications Engineer

Professor Martin Wooster

Professor of Earth Observation Science