Oh wow, that tutorial was one of the first things I looked at for the event. Why did he think that we should have known to study it?The test was good, though, on all points but that it was too short--and Van Hecke (supervisor) was just using Canada remote sensing images, he was drilling in the point that everybody should have read the tutorial. Longer was the main problem.
Great job in Astronomy, by the way!
It's the post you go to when you click "Event Description" on the table of contents. And btw that was really useful.Remote sensing is the acquisition of information of an object or phenomenon with sensing devices that are not in physical contact with the object. In context with Science Olympiad, they are generally in reference to a heavenly body such as the Earth using satellite imagery. For the past two years, the event has focused on Mars, but it has returned to Earth for this next year.
Basically, the event is all about looking at satellite images of the Earth's surface and being able to identify the type of imaging used (infrared, false-color, true-color, etc.) and then being able to interpret the image. This may include identifying landforms, natural and man-made processes, or other specific phenomenon.
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