GNR 603 - Remote Sensing

History and development of remote sensing, electromagnetic radiation and its interaction with matter, atmospheric effects and corrections, characteristics of remote sensors and platforms: optical, infrared and microwave sensor systems, recent trends in active remote sensing techniques: lasers and radars, data formats, visual interpretation, digital processing and applications.

  • Text / References:
  • Rees, W.G., Physical Principles Of Remote Sensing, Cambridge UniversityPress, 2001.
  • Sabins F., Remote Sensing : Principles And Interpretation, New York 1997
  • Lillesand T.M., And Kiefer R.M., Remote Sensing And Image Interpretation,Fourth Edition, Wiley, 1999.
  • Jensen J.R., Remote Sensing Of Environment: An Earth Resource Perspective,Prentice Hall,2000.
  • F.M. Henderson And A.J. Lewis (Ed.), Principles And Applications Of Imaging Radar, Manual Of Remote Sensing, 3 rd Edition, Vol. 2, ASPRS,1998.