What is remote sensing? describe the three remote sensing tools that geographers can use

Answer: It is a scanning of an high-flying aircraft or a satellite to obtain information. Three tools that can be used is infra-red, cameras, and air photography.

examples are:

  • Cameras on satellites and airplanes take images of large areas on the Earth’s surface, allowing us to see much more than we can standing on the ground.
  • Sonar systems on ships can be used to create images of the ocean floor without needing to travel to the bottom of the ocean.
  • Cameras on satellites can be used to make images of temperature changes in the oceans.