MGIS03

Remote Sensing & GPS
Year / Semester: 
1st Year
Objective: 

To equip students with the knowledge of the remote sensing, satellites & sensors and GPS.

Credits: 
6

Unit 1: Remote Sensing

Introduction to Remote Sensing Electromagnetic Spectrum Components of RS : Spectral Response, Push Broom, Whisk Broom Resolutions: Spatial, Spectral, Radiometric, Temporal

Unit 2: Satellites and Sensors

Single Band

Multispectral

Unit 3: GPS : Global Positioning System

Concepts of GPS Types of GPS GPS Errors and Correction Application of GPS : Locaiton, Height, Track, Navigation, Timing

Suggested Readings: 
  1. Campbell, James B. 2006. Introduction to Remote Sensing, 4th ed., Published by The Guilford Press, New York, New York. ISBN NO: 9781593853198
  2. Jensen, John R. Remote Sensing Of The Environment (2nd Ed.). Published by Dorling Kindersley India (2006) ISBN NO 10: 0131889508 ISBN 13: 9780131889507
  3. http://www.gmat.unsw.edu.au/snap/gps/gps_notes1.pdf