ES503

Environmental Remote Sensing and GIS
Year / Semester: 
1st Year

BLOCK 1
INTRODUCTION TO REMOTE SENSING
Unit 1 : Fundamental Concepts of Remote Sensing
Unit 2 : Energy Sources and Nature of EMR
Unit 3 : Atmospheric Interactions with Electromangnetic Radiation
Unit 4 : Energy Interactions with Earth Surface Materials

BLOCK 2
REMOTE SENSING PLATFORMS AND SENSORS
Unit 5 : Satellite Orbits and Instrumentation
Unit 6 : Satellite Systems Parameters
Unit 7 : Sensor Parameters
Unit 8 : Resolution of Remotely Sensed Data

BLOCK 3
REMOTE SENSING DATA ANALYSIS
Unit 9 : Visual Image Interpret
Unit 10 : Digital Data Formats and Data Processing
Unit 11 : Digital Image Interpretation
Unit 12 : Digital Image Classification

BLOCK 4
GEOGRAPHICAL IN FORMATION SYSTEMS AND GPS
Unit 13 : Components of GIS AND GPS
Unit 14 : GIS Database Creation
Unit 15 : GIS Data Editing and Data Quality
Unit 16 : GIS Data Analysis
Unit 17 : Integration of Remote Sensing, GPS and GIS, Modeling

BLOCK 5
RS & GIS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
Unit 18 : Land Resources
Unit 19 : Geo-Sciences Applications
Unit 20 : Water Resources
Unit 21 : Oceanographic Applications
Unit 22 : Forestry and Ecology