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Center for Remote Sensing records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-16.180

Scope and Content

This collection consists of brochures for the Center for Remote Sensing.


  • Creation: 1999 - 2004

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Historical Note

The Center of Remote Sensing was established in 1972. Michigan State University was one of the first universities to employ remote sensing technology for land use issues. It was later renamed Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Science as part of the Department of Geography. It was jointly administered with Social Science, Agriculture and Natural Resources, and Engineering. According to its website "annual grants from NASA supported activities to advance applications of remote sensing in Michigan by means of collaborative research, technology transfer, and training programs in four core areas: Applications of Low-Altitude Aerial Photography, Analysis of Imagery from Satellite Sensors, Land Cover and Forestry Inventories, and Geographic Information Systems" ( As of 2015, the name of the unit was Remote Sensing and GIS


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Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University.

Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Center for Remote Sensing Records
3 Ready For Cataloging
July 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Script of description
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US