This course investigates the principles of remotely sensed digital data, the techniques used to process digital images, and the applications to spatial decision making. The formats of digital image data and the procedures used in image rectification and registration, image enhancement, and image classification are examined. There will be an emphasis on utilizing digital image data within a GIS. A number of specific applications within resource management, environmental impact assessment, and urban and regional planning will be undertaken to demonstrate the value of such integration in solving geographic problems. Equivalent to GEO 542.