DIP & Mapping
Year / Semester: 
1st Year

To introduce digital image processing & mapping.


Unit 1: Digital Image Processing I

Remote Sensing Data Types Image Interpretation Keys Image Rectification and Corrections Image Classification : Supervised and Unsupervised Ground Verification of Classified Maps

Unit 2: Data : Spatial & Non-spatial II

Different formats of Non-spatial Data, Tables, charts Conversion of GPS Data and use Database Editing, Errors and Database Finalisation

Unit 3: Digitial Elevation Model

What is DEM? Sources to create a DEM Terrain Mapping : Slope, Aspect, Viewshade, Relief

Unit 4: Asthetics of Map Composition

Purpose of the Map Mapping Proportions and Scales Labelling

Suggested Readings: 
  1. Jensen, John R. Remote Sensing Of The Environment (2nd Ed.). Published by Dorling Kindersley India (2006) ISBN NO 10: 0131889508 ISBN 13: 9780131889507
  2. Lillesand, Thomas M., Ralph W. Kiefer, and Jonathan W. Chipman. 2004. Remote Sensing and Image Interpretation, 5th ed., Published by John Wiley and Sons, Toronto. ISBN NO: 0471152277
  3. Clarke, Keith C., Parks, Bradley O., and Michael P. Crane (eds.). 2001. Geographic Information Systems and Environmental Modeling. Published by Prentice-Hall Inc., Upper Saddle River, New Jersey. ISBN NO 10: 0130408174 ISBN 13: 9780130408174
  4. Longley, P.A., M.F. Goodchild, D.J. Manguire, D.W. Rhind, Geographical Information System Volume I: Principal and Technical Issues Volume II: Management Issues and Applications Published by John Wiley & Sons ISBN NO: 978-0-471-73545-8
  5. Misra, R.P. and A. Ramesh. 1989. Fundamentals of Cartography (Revised and Enlarged). Published by Concept Publishing Company, Mohan Garden, New Delhi, India. ISBN (Paperback): ISBN NO: 9788170222224