Week One: What is GEOINT?
Learn what GEOINT is and how it provides a powerful way of thinking about and finding solutions to complex humanitarian, military, economic, and cultural problems. We'll discuss the role of secrecy and its challenges.
Week Two: GEOINT Data.
Examine the types and nature of data used to create GEOINT, including textual information, imagery, and geospatial data. Discuss how location-based data is changing conceptions of privacy.
Week Three: GEOINT Data Sources.
Understand how GEOINT data is collected by a variety of methods including satellites, drones, crowdsourcing, and through social media.
Week Four: The GEOINT Tradecraft.
Apply the art and science of extracting meaning from GEOINT data to uncover and investigate relationships and patterns.
Week Five: Applying GEOINT Principles.
Use GEOINT principles to evaluate and transform raw data into descriptions, explanations, or judgments about a place.