RS 702

Course Name: 

Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

Programme: 

M.Tech(RS&GIS)

Semester: 

First

Category: 

Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

3(3-0-0)

Content: 

  • Introduction to GIS principles , raster and vector-based GIS and data structures,
  • Spatial data sources, Generation of thematic maps, Georeferencing, Digitization ,
  • Data Editing, Edge Matching and Mosaicing, Linking Spatial and Non Spatial Data,
  • Errors and quality Control, Data Storage,
  • Data formats, Geo-databases, Database concepts,
  • Database management in GIS- Introduction to Visual Basic for applications ,
  • Data manipulations: attribute operations, area/distance calculations, overlay analyses.
  • Map Projections: Global Positioning System

References: 

Chang, KT, Introduction to Geographic Information System, 4th Edition, Tata McGraw Hill.
Burrough & McDonnell, Principles of Geographical Information Systems, Oxford University Press
Yang, Snyder & Tobler, Map projection Transformation principles and applications, Taylor and Francis Jan Van Sickle, GPS for land surveyors, Sleeping Bear Press

Department: 

Applied Mechanics and Hydraulics
 

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Department of Applied Mechanics and Hydraulics, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangaluru - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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