GNR - 808 Introduction To Geospatial Technologies

Introduction to Geographic Information Science and Systems, spatial data sources and models, spatial data analysis and applications, GPS principles and applications, introduction to satellite remote sensing, sensors and resolution, remote sensing in visible, infrared, thermal and microwave regions, laser remote sensing, image distortions and corrections, enhancement, filters, transforms, classification and accuracy assessment, change detection

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  • Gonzalez, R.C. and Woods, J.W., Digital Image Processing, 3rd ed., Prentice-Hall, NJ, 2008.
  • Richards, J.A. and Jia, X., Remote Sensing Digital Image Analysis, 4th ed., Springer, 2006.
  • Schowengerdt, R., Remote Sensing: Models and Methods for Image Processing, Acad. Press, Elsevier, 2007