Remote Sensing Education: An Updated Survey
A survey of remote sensing education in US and Canadian forestry schools, sponsored by the Society of American Foresters Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Working Group, was conducted in late 1998. The objective of the survey was to document the current status of undergraduate training in remote sensing at SAF-accredited forestry schools and compare the data with those from a nearly identical survey conducted 10 years earlier. The results reveal a slight decline in aerial photo training, offset by an apparent increase in emphasis on geographic information systems.
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Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Forest Management, 5755 Nutting Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5755
Publication date: 2000-04-01
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The Journal of Forestry is the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. In print since 1902, the Journal has received several national awards for excellence. The mission of the Journal of Forestry is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management. The Journal is published bimonthly: January, March, May, July, September, and November.
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