# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Geospatial Technology II Task 1808222600

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Define electromagnetic spectrum.

Definition

Definition should include
  • frequency, wavelength, hertz, Planck's Constant, and speed of light
  • the relationship between the electromagnetic spectrum and the methods for collecting RS data
  • types of radiation, such as
    • visible light
    • ultraviolet light
    • infrared
    • radio
    • gamma
    • X-ray
    • microwaves.

Process/Skill Questions

  • How do frequency and wavelength relate to RS?
  • What devices use part of the electromagnetic spectrum in RS?
  • What are the major sections of the electromagnetic spectrum?
  • What are the differences between active and passive sensors?