Lecture—3 hour(s); Laboratory—6 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): MAT 016B; (PHY 007C or PHY 009B); Upper division standing; LDA 150 recommended. Not open to students who have successfully completed HYD 186 or ERS 186. (Formerly HYD 186 & formerly ERS 186.) Overview of satellite, airborne, and ground-based remote sensing, building on properties of electromagnetic radiation. Applications include hydrologic processes, weather and climate, ecology and land use, soils, geology, forestry, and agriculture. Computer based analysis and visualization of images and processing techniques. (Letter.) GE credit: QL, SE, VL. Effective: 2014 Winter Quarter.