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MAHATMA GANDHI NATIONAL YOUTH.
MAHATMA GANDHI NATIONAL YOUTH will be The LITERACY LIFE BOAT of Choice for the students of India and abroad for being forward thinking, socially sensitive & responsible and for using advance information and communication technology tools to create, preserve and disseminate knowledge.
COURSE IN RS AND GIS
M.Tech/M.Sc. (Remote Sensing & GIS)
ELIGIBILITY :
B.E./ B.Tech in Civil/ Geo Informatics/ CSE/ ECE/ EEE/ Agriculture Engg/ Urban & Regional Planning/ IT (OR) B.Sc., Agriculture/ Forestry/ Horticulture (4 years) (OR) M.Sc., B.Sc./M.Sc. in Geology/ Applied Geology/ Physics /Geo Physics/ Geography/ Geography/ Geo Informatics/ Physics/ Maths/ Oceanography/ Environmental Science / Biological Science and Equivalent degree.
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DURATION:
2 Years in 4 Semesters
SYLLABUS - SEMESTER : 1 (A. BASIC PHYSICS AND FOUNDATION OF REMOTE SENSING)
concepts, principles and elements of remote sensing; Physics of light - EMR, Optical models, Energy interaction with atmosphere and earth surface; Remote sensing sensor systems, Sensor models, Typification of sensors, Sensor resolution, Scanning system and typification; Remote sensing Platforms, Satellites, Satellite orbits, Theories of gravitation, Kepler's law (Related Numeric problems should be conducted), Land observation satellites, Weather forecasting satellites, Marine observation satellites: IRS series, Landsat series, IKONOS, Quickbird, NOAA, GOES, ASTER.
B.MATHEMATICAL PROCEDURES :
Introduction to Photogrammetry, Development of Photogrammetry and digital Photogrammetric processes; Elements of Aerial photo: Aerial films, Characteristics of photographic emulsions, Black and white films: Spectral sensitivity, exposure, Transmittance, opacity, film speed, film resolution, film density, characteristics curve, processing of black and white film and negative to positive sequence of black and white film; Concept of colour film: Nature of colour film emulsion, colour film processing, colour IR film; Aerial cameras and typifications; Basic geometry of Aerial photographs: tilt, swing, projections, Image displacement, Scale determination of air photo; Stereovision, Stereoscopes and stereo models; Parallax and parallax measurements (Related Numeric problems should be conducted); Plotting instruments and stereo plotters; Principles of stereo photogrammetry.
C.VISIBLE AND INFRA RED REMOTE SENSING :
Fundamentals of VIS and IR remote sensing system; Sensor characteristics; Atmospheric effects; Interaction with earth surface; Applications of VIS and IR remote sensing system for resource monitoring, Elements of visual image interpretation.
D.THERMAL AND MICROWAVE REMOTE SENSING :
Fundamentals of Thermal Remote Sensing: Radiant temperature, Black body radiation, Radiation from real materials, Interaction of thermal radiant energy with terrain elements, Atmospheric effects, Thermal energy detectors, Thermal radiometers, scanners, imageries, Geometric characteristics of thermal scanner imageries, Temperature mapping with thermal data, Environmental applications of Thermal remote sensing. Fundamentals of Microwave remote sensing system, Comparative study with optical remote sensing system, SLAR, SAR and RAR system, Operating principles of SLAR, Spatial resolution , geometric and electrical aspects of SLAR imagery, Concepts of polarization influencing RADAR returns, RADAR Inferometry; Elements of Passive microwave remote sensing, sensors and applications; RADAR remote sensing from space: SEASAT, ERS, RADARSAT, SHUTTLE IMAGING RADAR; LIDAR: sensor system, accuracy assessment, application in forestry .(Related Numeric problems should be conducted & DIP software application in the perspective of sections D, E should be conducted).
E.DIGITAL IMAGE PROCESSING :
Concept of digital image and digital image processecing system, Digital Image statistics, satellite imaging system and acquisition, Image radiometric, atmospheric and geometric errors and rectification, Image enhancement, Image filtering, Image classification procedures and information extraction, Contrast transformation: Fourier transformation, Wavelet transformation, Image processing system consideration: Hardware and software consideration an analysis of commercial software. (DIP software application should be conducted).
SEMESTER : 3 (A. HYPERSPECTRL REMOTE SENSING)
Fundamentals of Hyperspectral remote sensing and data, Spectroscopy, Airborne VIS/ IR Spectrometer, Image cube and data libraries, Spectral matching and mixture analysis, SAM, Pixel purity, Analytical aspects of Hyperspectral data, Environmental applications. (DIP software application should be conducted).
B.COMPUTER APPLICATION AND DBMS :
Data type, Database and attributes, Hardware and software requirements, Database management system, Types of DBMS, Hierarchical, Network and Relational models, Distributed database, client-server database, Knowledge based system, E-R diagram, File organization, Sequential, Random, Multikey file organization, RDBMS, normalization, First, Second, Third, Boyce-Codd, Fourth and Fifth normalization, Oracle operators: Arithmetic, Comparison and logical operators, Privilege commands, SQL functions, Triggers in Oracle; SQL, TCL, DDL, DML, Basic constraints, change statements, Basic and complex queries in SQL, update statements in SQL, ORACLE forms, object navigator, Triggers, Hierarchical groups, Alerts, Blocks, Item editors, Record groups, LOVs, ORACLE reports.
C.GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM :
Basic concepts of spatial information, Philosophy and definition of GIS, Elements of GIS, Mapping the earth, Georeferancing, projections and transformations, generalization, Manual and automated GIS, Data models: Object oriented database system, Entity relationship model, Rational model, Adaptive database to GIS use, Data structures: Raster and Vector based data structure, Hybrid models, NON-spatial database models, Data modeling, GIS data requirement, data capture, storage and processing, data compression, editing, NSDI, GSDI, Geographic visualization, Raster data analysis, Vector data analysis, WEB GIS.
D.SPATIAL DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEM :
GIS and DSS, Concept, definition and characteristics of SDSS, Decision making process and decision support system, SDSS architecture, Database management system, Model based management system, Graphic and tabular report generator, Principles and components of Multi criteria decision making, Main multi criteria evaluation methods, Spatial MCA in spatial data, Development of DSS, Status of SDSS.
SEMESTER : 4 (PROJECT ASSIGNMENTS ON FOLLOWING TOPICS.)
A.REMOTE SENSING IN LAND AND WATERSHED MANAGEMENT SYSTEM.
B.REMOTE SENSING IN COASTAL ZONE AMNAGEMENT.
C.REMOTE SENSING IN AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY.
D.REMOTE SENSING IN DESASTER MANAGEMENT.
N.B.:-
ARC GIS, ERDAS IMAGINE, MAP INFO, TNT mips - these softwares will be consulted for the application utility.
P.G. Diploma in Geoinformatics(Remote Sensing & GIS)
ELIGIBILITY :
B.E./ B.Tech in Civil/ Geo Informatics/ CSE/ ECE/ EEE/ Agriculture Engg/ Urban & Regional Planning/ IT (OR) B.Sc., Agriculture/ Forestry/ Horticulture (4 years) (OR) M.Sc., B.Sc./M.Sc. in Geology/ Applied Geology/ Physics /Geo Physics/ Geography/ Geography/ Geo Informatics/ Physics/ Maths/ Oceanography/ Environmental Science / Biological Science and Equivalent degree.
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DURATION :
One Year
SYLLABUS - SEMESTAR: I (Duration - 4 months, Full Marks - 200)
A. BASIC PHYSICS AND FOUNDATION OF REMOTE SENSING : (50)
Basic concepts, principles and elements of remote sensing; Physics of light - EMR, Optical models, Energy interaction with atmosphere and earth surface; Remote sensing sensor systems, Sensor models, Typification of sensors, Sensor resolution, Scanning system and typification; Remote sensing Platforms, Satellites, Satellite orbits, Theories of gravitation, Kepler's law (Related Numeric problems should be conducted), Land observation satellites, Weather forecasting satellites, Marine observation satellites: IRS series, Landsat series, IKONOS, Quickbird, NOAA, GOES, ASTER.
B. DIGITAL MAPPING :(25)
Concepts of CAC (Computer assisted cartography), Nature of data and data structures; Data input: Data capturing, Methods of Digitization and Scanning, Raster and vector data structures, Rectification of digital maps, File organization and formats. (GIS software application in the perspective of this section should be conducted)
C. MAP PROJECTION :(25)
Basic theories and principles of Map Projections; Some Special cases of projection: LCC, UTM, UPS. (Related hands on exercise should be conducted).
D. GEODESY AND GPS : (50)
The planet Earth and concepts of Geoid; Concepts of Geodesy, Rectangular and geographic co-ordinate system, Co-ordinate transformation Concepts of global and local ellipsoid/spheroid; Introduction to different kinds of spheoid/ellipsoid system with special reference to Everest and WGS 84 system, Indian Geodetic datum, Co-ordinate system used by SOI; Horizontal and vertical datum in India, Indian mean sea level datum. (Related Numeric problems should be conducted).Fundamentals of GPS: Segments, Satellite constellation, Signaling system and data generation, Geopositioning concepts, NAVSTAR, GLONASS; GPS surveying methodsrapid static and real time kinematic survey, DOP and its types, DGPS and GPS data processing and accuracy, Factors controlling GPS accuracy, Receiver system error. (Related field measurement and hands on exercise should be conducted).
E. COMPUTER APPLICATION AND DBMS :(50)
Fundamentals of computer system; Computer architecture- Computer organization, CPU, ALU, I/O units, Types of memory, Number systems, Boolean algebra; Approaches to programming: up and down, bottom up approach, divide and conquer, modular programming; Procedural and object oriented programming, evaluation of programming languages, constants, expressions, statements, scope of life of variable, modules, subprograms, parameter passing, HLL, LLL, 4GL; Fundamentals of C, VB. (Hands on exercise should be conducted)Data type, Database and attributes, Hardware and software requirements, Database management system, Types of DBMS, Hierarchical, Network and Relational models, Distributed database, client-server database, Knowledge based system, E-R diagram, File organization, Sequential, Random, Multikey file organization, RDBMS, normalization, First, Second, Third, Boyce-Codd, Fourth and Fifth normalization, Oracle operators: Arithmetic, Comparison and logical operators, Privilege commands, SQL functions, Triggers in Oracle; SQL, TCL, DDL, DML, Basic constraints, change statements, Basic and complex queries in SQL, update statements in SQL, ORACLE forms, object navigator, Triggers, Hierarchical groups, Alerts, Blocks, Item editors, Record groups, LOVs, ORACLE reports.
SEMESTAR: II(Duration - 4 months, Full Marks - 200)
A. PHOTOGRAMMETRY: (50)
Introduction to Photogrammetry, Development of Photogrammetry and digital Photogrammetric processes; Elements of Aerial photo: Aerial films, Characteristics of photographic emulsions, Black and white films: Spectral sensitivity, exposure, Transmittance, opacity, film speed, film resolution, film density, characteristics curve, processing of black and white film and negative to positive sequence of black and white film; Concept of colour film: Nature of colour film emulsion, colour film processing, colour IR film; Aerial cameras and typifications; Basic geometry of Aerial photographs: tilt, swing, projections, Image displacement, Scale determination of air photo; Stereovision, Stereoscopes and stereo models; Parallax and parallax measurements (Related Numeric problems should be conducted); Plotting instruments and stereo plotters; Principles of stereo photogrammetry.
B. VISIBLE AND INFRA RED REMOTE SENSING :(25)
Fundamentals of VIS and IR remote sensing system; Sensor characteristics; Atmospheric effects; Interaction with earth surface; Applications of VIS and IR remote sensing system for resource monitoring, Elements of visual image interpretation.
C. THERMAL AND MICROWAVE REMOTE SENSING :(25)
Fundamentals of Thermal Remote Sensing: Radiant temperature, Black body radiation, Radiation from real materials, Interaction of thermal radiant energy with terrain elements, Atmospheric effects, Thermal energy detectors, Thermal radiometers, scanners, imageries, Geometric characteristics of thermal scanner imageries, Temperature mapping with thermal data, Environmental applications of Thermal remote sensing.Fundamentals of Microwave remote sensing system, Comparative study with optical remote sensing system, SLAR, SAR and RAR system, Operating principles of SLAR, Spatial resolution , geometric and electrical aspects of SLAR imagery, Concepts of polarization influencing RADAR returns, RADAR Inferometry; Elements of Passive microwave remote sensing, sensors and applications; RADAR remote sensing from space: SEASAT, ERS, RADARSAT, SHUTTLE IMAGING RADAR; LIDAR: sensor system, accuracy assessment, application in forestry .(Related Numeric problems should be conducted & DIP software application in the perspective of sections D, E should be conducted).
D. DIGITAL IMAGE PROCESSING :(50)
Concept of digital image and digital image processecing system, Digital Image statistics, satellite imaging system and acquisition, Image radiometric, atmospheric and geometric errors and rectification, Image enhancement, Image filtering, Image classification procedures and information extraction, Contrast transformation: Fourier transformation, Wavelet transformation, Image processing system consideration: Hardware and software consideration an analysis of commercial software. (DIP software application should be conducted).
E. GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM :(50)
Basic concepts of spatial information, Philosophy and definition of GIS, Elements of GIS, Mapping the earth, Georeferancing, projections and transformations, generalization, Manual and automated GIS, Data models: Object oriented database system, Entity relationship model, Rational model, Adaptive database to GIS use, Data structures: Raster and Vector based data structure, Hybrid models, NON-spatial database models, Data modeling, GIS data requirement, data capture, storage and processing, data compression, editing, NSDI, GSDI, Geographic visualization, Raster data analysis, Vector data analysis, WEB GIS,
SEM: III(Duration - 4 months, Full Marks - 200)
PROJECT ASSIGNMENTS ON DIFFERENT ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
A.REMOTE SENSING IN LAND AND WATERSHED MANAGEMENT SYSTEM.
B.REMOTE SENSING IN COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT.
C.REMOTE SENSING IN SOIL AND AGRICULTURE ZONATION.
D.REMOTE SENSING IN AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY.
E.REMOTE SENSING IN ARBAN PLANNING.
F.REMOTE SENSING IN DESASTER MANAGEMENT.
N.B.:-
ARC GIS, ERDAS IMAGINE, MAP INFO, TNT mips - these softwares will be consulted for the application utility.
Applied Geoinformatics(Remote Sensing & GIS)
ELIGIBILITY :
B.E./ B.Tech in Civil/ Geo Informatics/ CSE/ ECE/ EEE/ Agriculture Engg/ Urban & Regional Planning/ IT (OR) B.Sc., Agriculture/ Forestry/ Horticulture (4 years) (OR) M.Sc., B.Sc./M.Sc. in Geology/ Applied Geology/ Physics /Geo Physics/ Geography/ Geography/ Geo Informatics/ Physics/ Maths/ Oceanography/ Environmental Science / Biological Science and Equivalent degree.10+2(Science)
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DURATION:6 Months(General) or 12 months(Intigrated)
SYLLABUS - APPLIED GEOINFORMATICS : (Part - 1)
A.BASICS OF REMOTE SENSING AND GIS :
Basic concepts, principles and elements of remote sensing; Physics of light - EMR, Optical models, Energy interaction with atmosphere and earth surface; Remote sensing sensor systems, Sensor models, Typification of sensors, Sensor resolution, Scanning system and typification; Remote sensing Platforms, Satellites, Satellite orbits, Theories of gravitation, Kepler's law, Serveiing and Projecton.
B.GEODESY AND GPS :
The planet Earth and concepts of Geoid; Concepts of spherical geometry and Geodesy, Co-ordinate system, Co-ordinate transformation ; Concepts of spheroid; Everest and WGS 84 system, Indian Geodetic datum, Co-ordinate system used by SOI; Datum in India,Fundamentals of GPS: Segments, Satellite constellation, Signaling system and data generation, Geopositioning concepts, NAVSTAR, GLONASS; GPS surveying methods - rapid static and real time kinematic survey, Doppler effect and basic positioning concepts, DOP and its types, DGPS and GPS data processing and accuracy, Factors controlling GPS accuracy, Receiver system error, Radio frequency interference. (Related field measurement and hands on exercise should be conducted).
C.PHOTOGRAMMETRY :
Principles of stereo photogrammetry, Fundamentals of VIS and IR remote sensing system; Applications of VIS and IR remote sensing system for resource monitoring, Elements of visual image interpretation, Fundamentals of Thermal Microwave Remote Sensing: Environmental applications of Thermal remote sensing, application in forestry .
D.DIGITAL IMAGE PROCESSING :
Concept of digital image and digital image processecing system, Digital Image statistics, satellite imaging system and acquisition, Image radiometric, atmospheric and geometric errors and rectification, Image enhancement, Image filtering, Image classification procedures and information extraction, Contrast transformation: Fourier transformation, Wavelet transformation, Image processing system consideration: Hardware and software consideration an analysis of commercial software.
E.HYPERSPECTRL REMOTE SENSING :
Fundamentals of Hyperspectral remote sensing and data, Spectroscopy, Airborne VIS/ IR Spectrometer, Image cube and data libraries, Spectral matching and mixture analysis, SAM, Pixel purity, Analytical aspects of Hyperspectral data, Environmental applications. (DIP software application should be conducted).
F.COMPUTER APPLICATION AND DBMS :
Data type, Database and attributes, Hardware and software requirements, Database management system, Types of DBMS, Hierarchical, Network and Relational models, Distributed database, client-server database, Knowledge based system, E-R diagram, File organization, Sequential, Random, Multikey file organization, RDBMS, normalization, First, Second, Third, Boyce-Codd, Fourth and Fifth normalization, Oracle operators: Arithmetic, Comparison and logical operators, Privilege commands, SQL functions, Triggers in Oracle; SQL, TCL, DDL, DML, Basic constraints, change statements, Basic and complex queries in SQL, update statements in SQL, ORACLE forms, object navigator, Triggers, Hierarchical groups, Alerts, Blocks, Item editors, Record groups, LOVs, ORACLE reports.
G.GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM :
Basic concepts of spatial information, Elements of GIS, Mapping the earth, Georeferancing, projections and transformations, generalization, Manual and automated GIS, Data models: Object oriented database system, Entity relationship model, Rational model, Adaptive database to GIS use, Data structures: Raster and Vector based data structure, Hybrid models, NON-spatial database models, Data modeling, GIS data requirement, data capture, storage and processing, data compression, editing, NSDI, GSDI, Geographic visualization, Raster data analysis, Vector data analysis, WEB GIS.
H.SPATIAL DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEM :
GIS and DSS, Concept, definition and characteristics of SDSS, Decision making process and decision support system, SDSS architecture, Database management system, Model based management system, Graphic and tabular report generator, Principles and components of Multi criteria decision making, Main multi criteria evaluation methods, Spatial MCA in spatial data, Development of DSS, Status of SDSS .
PART - 2 (PROJECT ASSIGNMENTS ON FOLLOWING TOPICS)
A.REMOTE SENSING IN LAND AND WATERSHED MANAGEMENT SYSTEM.
A.REMOTE SENSING IN LAND AND WATERSHED MANAGEMENT SYSTEM.
B.REMOTE SENSING IN COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT.
C.REMOTE SENSING IN SOIL AND AGRICULTURE ZONATION.
D.REMOTE SENSING IN AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY.
E.REMOTE SENSING IN ARBAN PLANNING.
F.REMOTE SENSING IN DESASTER MANAGEMENT.
N.B.:-
ARC GIS, ERDAS IMAGINE, MAP INFO, TNT mips - these softwares will be consulted for the application utility.