Center for Remote Sensing Records

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Michigan State University. Center for Remote Sensing and GIS.
Center for Remote Sensing (jointly with Social Science, Agriculture and Natural Resources, and Engineering)
Date [inclusive]
0.1 Cubic feet

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: "Item title, Collection title, Collection Identifier, Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections, East Lansing, Michigan."

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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. 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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Scope and Content

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

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections July 2015

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Conditions Governing Use

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

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Controlled Access Headings


  • Brochures


  • Geography -- Study and teaching
  • Remote sensing

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Collection Inventory

Drawer Folder

Brochures 1999, 2003-2004, undated 

F.D. 1