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Re: Remote Sensing C

Postby binary010101 » February 21st, 2010, 4:17 pm

There's been some Seasat on one of my tests.
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Re: Remote Sensing C

Postby winneratlife » February 21st, 2010, 5:16 pm

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EASTstroudsburg13 wrote:What specific satellites tend to be on the test? This is generally where i don't do as well because I'm not sure what satellites they have. There are just way too much, and I want to know which ones appear on tests more so I can focus on them.

From what I've seen, it's mostly landsat, landsat, and more landsat. :?


I can't really argue with that...
That also seems logical, it's a very significant NASA series, and obviously the coordinators are doing NASA (apart from being a world leader, superpower, etc. etc., they also have to show some patriotism.)

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Re: Remote Sensing C

Postby Bogoradwee » February 21st, 2010, 6:34 pm

winneratlife wrote:
Celeste wrote:
EASTstroudsburg13 wrote:What specific satellites tend to be on the test? This is generally where i don't do as well because I'm not sure what satellites they have. There are just way too much, and I want to know which ones appear on tests more so I can focus on them.

From what I've seen, it's mostly landsat, landsat, and more landsat. :?


I can't really argue with that...
That also seems logical, it's a very significant NASA series, and obviously the coordinators are doing NASA (apart from being a world leader, superpower, etc. etc., they also have to show some patriotism.)

lol i guess it's a good thing i invested an entire day on writing up a note sheet for landsat last week. i'm not done with it yet though
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Re: Remote Sensing C

Postby overdramatic » February 24th, 2010, 12:26 pm

Does anybody know what specfic details might be questionsed in regard to forests? Besides the obvious deforestation and desertifications. Like, could they possibly question us on the chnage in CO2 levels in a forest over a period of time. Anything more like that?

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Re: Remote Sensing C

Postby binary010101 » February 24th, 2010, 12:37 pm

I've had questions where we had to identify the forest in question (Siberia).
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Re: Remote Sensing C

Postby mineralandrollcello » February 26th, 2010, 1:31 pm

overdramatic wrote:Does anybody know what specfic details might be questionsed in regard to forests? Besides the obvious deforestation and desertifications. Like, could they possibly question us on the chnage in CO2 levels in a forest over a period of time. Anything more like that?

At Nationals last year there were some questions about carbon density, but that is kind of cutting edge research if I understand correctly and unlikely to show up again.

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Re: Remote Sensing C

Postby andrewbji » February 26th, 2010, 9:32 pm

overdramatic wrote:Does anybody know what specfic details might be questionsed in regard to forests? Besides the obvious deforestation and desertifications. Like, could they possibly question us on the chnage in CO2 levels in a forest over a period of time. Anything more like that?


Well, I got one that had an image of the forest spreading over time, cuz u had to figure out the forest was on a mountain region and then explain how global warming actually led to the increase in elevation of forest line. Though this question was not exactly directly related to "human impact", I thought it was a relatively fair question.
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Re: Remote Sensing C

Postby Bogoradwee » February 28th, 2010, 10:18 am

lol idk why i didn't post this when it happened, but at my school's invitational, I got 3rd in remote sensing, but i'd say we had somewhat of an unfair advantage. Keep in mind we did not make this test. there was a satellite image w/ questions, and the image was of the area around our school.
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Re: Remote Sensing C

Postby winneratlife » February 28th, 2010, 10:33 am

Bogoradwee wrote:lol idk why i didn't post this when it happened, but at my school's invitational, I got 3rd in remote sensing, but i'd say we had somewhat of an unfair advantage. Keep in mind we did not make this test. there was a satellite image w/ questions, and the image was of the area around our school.


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Would it help to know the old Landsats as well?

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Re: Remote Sensing C

Postby smarticle13 » March 7th, 2010, 4:26 pm

I am not in division c, but what is remoting sensing? :)
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Re: Remote Sensing C

Postby Celeste » March 7th, 2010, 5:39 pm

smarticle13 wrote:I am not in division c, but what is remoting sensing? :)


"Participants will use remote sensing imagery, science and mathematical process skills to complete tasks related to an understanding of the causes and consequences of human interaction with forest biomes." - Remote Sensing rules 2010

It's basically the interpretation of satellite images. We have to know stuff about the imaging satellites, like their sensors, collection methods, what parts of the electromagnetic spectrum they use, and stuff like that. We also have to know about forest biomes. Many of the images are of forest areas and we have to do things like find rates of deforestation. Look at the wiki page for more info.
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Re: Remote Sensing C

Postby winneratlife » March 8th, 2010, 3:44 pm

Celeste wrote:
smarticle13 wrote:I am not in division c, but what is remoting sensing? :)


"Participants will use remote sensing imagery, science and mathematical process skills to complete tasks related to an understanding of the causes and consequences of human interaction with forest biomes." - Remote Sensing rules 2010

It's basically the interpretation of satellite images. We have to know stuff about the imaging satellites, like their sensors, collection methods, what parts of the electromagnetic spectrum they use, and stuff like that. We also have to know about forest biomes. Many of the images are of forest areas and we have to do things like find rates of deforestation. Look at the wiki page for more info.


Yes...
Most definitely read the wiki...
Except that I put it together, so imo, it's not nearly as comprehensive as it needs to be...
Somebody with more knowledge (and wiki editing skills) wanna add to it?

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Re: Remote Sensing C

Postby greywolfst1 » March 11th, 2010, 5:25 pm

I used to coach Science Olympiad in Indiana. Currently I am working on my PhD in remote sensing at University of Nebraska-Lincoln. I saw several comments about recommended reading. I highly recommend both of John Jensen's books on remote sensing (Remote Sensing of the Environment and Advanced Digital Image Processing) though the first is probably the most useful.

I know this event can be difficult to study for since there are not very many practice tests out there. In my opinion you should know the different types of platforms (i.e. radar, lidar etc). I wrote one of the regional test for Nebraska and I posted it on my university's ftp server which can be reached at:

ftp://snrftp.unl.edu/Outgoing/Science%20Olympiad/

I do not make any promises on how long it will stay up. Good luck!

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Re: Remote Sensing C

Postby winneratlife » March 11th, 2010, 5:30 pm

greywolfst1 wrote:I used to coach Science Olympiad in Indiana. Currently I am working on my PhD in remote sensing at University of Nebraska-Lincoln. I saw several comments about recommended reading. I highly recommend both of John Jensen's books on remote sensing (Remote Sensing of the Environment and Advanced Digital Image Processing) though the first is probably the most useful.

I know this event can be difficult to study for since there are not very many practice tests out there. In my opinion you should know the different types of platforms (i.e. radar, lidar etc). I wrote one of the regional test for Nebraska and I posted it on my university's ftp server which can be reached at:

ftp://snrftp.unl.edu/Outgoing/Science%20Olympiad/

I do not make any promises on how long it will stay up. Good luck!


Thanx...
A couple things?
Can we use it on our test exchange? (If not, at least add the link?)
Could you please repost it in Word 97-03 Compatibility Mode?

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Re: Remote Sensing C

Postby greywolfst1 » March 11th, 2010, 5:41 pm

winneratlife wrote:
greywolfst1 wrote:I used to coach Science Olympiad in Indiana. Currently I am working on my PhD in remote sensing at University of Nebraska-Lincoln. I saw several comments about recommended reading. I highly recommend both of John Jensen's books on remote sensing (Remote Sensing of the Environment and Advanced Digital Image Processing) though the first is probably the most useful.

I know this event can be difficult to study for since there are not very many practice tests out there. In my opinion you should know the different types of platforms (i.e. radar, lidar etc). I wrote one of the regional test for Nebraska and I posted it on my university's ftp server which can be reached at:

ftp://snrftp.unl.edu/Outgoing/Science%20Olympiad/

I do not make any promises on how long it will stay up. Good luck!


Thanx...
A couple things?
Can we use it on our test exchange? (If not, at least add the link?)
Could you please repost it in Word 97-03 Compatibility Mode?



I don't care if you put it on the test exchange. I added MS Word 97-03 files and PDF versions to the ftp link.


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