Introduction to remote sensing Remote sensing system (Energy sources, Characteristics of electromagnetic radiation, Electromagnetic spectrum Scattering, Absorption, Atmospheric windows, Interaction of electromagnetic radiations with atmosphere and with the earth surface, Transmission and reflection) Image processing and Image interpretation Thermal and microwave remote sensing, Spectral reflectance of land covers Aerial photography, Types of photographic films, False colour photograph Sensor platform, Spectral, Spatial, Temporal resolution Multispectral scanner, Satellite imageries, Thematic maps Applications of remote sensing with reference to environment
Introduction to geographic information system (GIS), Functional subsystem, Components of GIS Types of data (spatial and attribute data), Characteristics of geographic data in GIS, Spatial data Models, Attribute data Models, Spatial data Relationship Integration of remote sensing and GIS data Working of GIS, Data analysis modeling in GIS GIS tasks, Related techniques, Evaluation and implementation, Organizational setup Application of GIS for land use change analysis, Environmental protection and resource conservation, Environmental impact assessment, Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries and Wild life, Military, and Town planning.
Course Learning Outcomes
This course aims to:
1. Introduce the students about the basics of remote sensing and GIS.
2. Understand the principles, applications, trends, and pertinent issues of remote sensing and geographic information system.
3. Develop technical skills and competence in data and information acquisition, extraction, management and analysis and learn and apply the theoretical concepts by working on real life problem areas such as land use and deforestation.
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