General information

Module title Reflectance Spectroscopy
Language English
Module lecturer prof. UAM dr hab. inż. Jan Piekarczyk
Lecturer's email
Lecturer position profesor
Faculty Faculty of Geographical and Geological Sciences
Semester 2021/2022 (summer)
Duration 15
USOS code 000


Module aim (aims)

The aim of the lecture is to discuss the theoretical basis of reflectance spectrometry methods used in remote sensing laboratory and field tests, to familiarize with the principles of interpretation of spectroscopic data obtained in laboratory and field conditions, and to present examples of practical use.

Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)


Week 1:

The definition of reflection spectroscopy and its historical development.

Week 2:

Interaction of electromagnetic radiation from the optical range and objects and surfaces.

Week 3:

The laboratory and field sensors used in reflectance spectroscopy - construction and operation.

Week 4:

Registration methods used in spectroscopic measurements.

Week 5:

Methodology of performing field and laboratory spectroscopic measurements.

Week 6:

Processing of spectrometric data.

Week 7:

Applications of field and laboratory spectroscopy.

Reading list