GNR 633 Remote Sensing & GIS Application To Mineral & Hydrocarbon Exploration

Mineral deposits classification and processes, lithological mapping, lineament analysis, spectral reflectance characteristics of rocks and minerals, hyperspectral remote sensing, alteration zone mapping, mineral deposit modeling, origin and composition of petroleum, types of petroliferous basins, satellite image interpretation of exposed structures, buried structures and basement warp structures, structural analysis of sedimentary basins, geochemical applications, data conversion, multilevel data integration, tools for map analysis single and multiple maps, spatial modeling.

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