Remote Sensing and GIS

Paperback | August 30, 2011

byBasudeb Bhatta

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Beginning with the history and basic concepts of remote sensing and GIS, the book gives an exhaustive coverage of optical, thermal and microwave remote sensing, global navigation satellite systems (such as GPS), digital photogrammetry, visual image analysis, digital image processing, spatialand attribute data model, geospatial analysis, and planning, implementation and management of GIS. It also presents the modern trends of remote sensing and GIS with an illustrated discussion on its numerous applications. The appendices provide the prerequisites required for understanding remotesensing and GIS technology.

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Beginning with the history and basic concepts of remote sensing and GIS, the book gives an exhaustive coverage of optical, thermal and microwave remote sensing, global navigation satellite systems (such as GPS), digital photogrammetry, visual image analysis, digital image processing, spatialand attribute data model, geospatial analysis...

Basudeb Bhatta is currently a course coordinator in the Computer Aided Design Centre of Jadavpur University, Kolkata. He has more than 15 years of industrial, teaching, and research experience in remote sensing, GNSS, and GIS. He has authored many research papers and articles in various journals and magazines. He has also authored sev...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:752 pages, 9.84 × 7.48 × 0.68 inPublished:August 30, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198072392

ISBN - 13:9780198072393

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Part I: Rmote Sensing and Image Analysis1. Concept of Remote Sensing2. Types of Remote Sensing and Sensor Characteristics3. History of Remote Sensing and Indian Space Program4. Photographic Imaging5. Digital Imaging6. Microwave Remote Sensing7. Ground-Truth Data and Global Positioning System8. Photogrammetry9. Visual Image Interpretation10. Digital Image Processing11. Data Integration, Analysis, and Presentation12. Applications of Remote SensingPart II: Geographic Information Systems and Geospatial Analysis13. Concept of Geographic Information Systems14. Functions and Advantages of GIS15. Spatial Data Model16. Attribute Data Management and Metadata Concept17. Process of GIS18. Geospatial Analysis19. Planning, Implementation, and Management of GIS20. Modern Trends of GIS