Geospatial Image Visualization with PCI Geomatics

Learn how to view geospatial imagery acquired from Earth observation satellites
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Rating: 4.7 out of 5 (208 ratings)
5,268 students
43min of on-demand video
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How to visualize satellite imagery in its native distribution format
Apply tools for advance visualization of satellite imagery and its contents
Examine the geographic component of satellite imagery
Improve the interpretability of satellite images


  • Students only require a basic understanding of geographic information systems and remote sensing concepts
  • All required software and data is provided, including access to a trial version of Geomatica as well as sample optical satellite imagery


This course is offered by PCI Geomatics, using Geomatica Desktop Image Processing and Analysis Software

Overview: Are you a student learning remote sensing, or does your organization make use of satellite imagery to generate image products or extract valuable information for actionable intelligence? This course will provide you with the basics on how to visualize satellite imagery and its ancillary contents.

Who is the intended audience? This course is intended for university students or professionals who are new to geographic information systems and remote sensing. After this short course you’ll be able to visualize satellite imagery using professional image processing and analysis software.  

What Materials will be used? Students will be able to work with a licensed version of Geomatica as well as sample data sets to follow along with the instructor. Students are expected to install Geomatica on their computer and work with a copy of the data which is provided.

How long will it take me to complete the course? The course materials (videos) run for a little less than an hour. You will likely play the videos several times and review certain steps. The expected time to complete the course is 2-3 hours. 

Who this course is for:

  • If you have a requirement to view satellite imagery and you'd like to improve the way in which you view and analyze satellite imagery, this course is for you!


Technical Solution Specialist
Jean-Sébastien Bouffard
  • 4.6 Instructor Rating
  • 424 Reviews
  • 7,500 Students
  • 2 Courses

Jean-Sébastien Bouffard has worked in the field of Geomatics since 2008, and currently holds the position of Technical Solution Specialist at PCI Geomatics. Mr. Bouffard has been active in the field of Earth Observation in both academia and industry where he specializes in developing solutions for a variety of applications in different industries.

In 2014, Mr. Bouffard joined PCI Geomatics as an Application Specialist and Quality Assurance Specialist where he had a key role in testing PCI’s product line, and a key role in the design and development of new technology. In 2015, he took on the role of Technical Solution Specialist where he supports PCI’s Sales team, resellers, and many customers with a wide range of operations. In addition, he provides training on PCI’s product line to geospatial professionals worldwide, he has prepared and delivered web seminars, held workshops at industry tradeshows, prepared and delivered events, and works closely with the Research and Development department.   

Specialties: Earth Observation, Remote Sensing, Photogrammetry, GIS, Solution Engineering, Python Coding, R Coding

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