GNR 616 Terrain Evaluation

Terrain classification and evaluation, terrain unit, and generalization of terrain, quantitative terrain evaluation, ground truth collection, sampling schemes, integrated land survey methods, terrain geomorphology and drainage characterization Radiance/irradiance,spectral response of rocks, soils, vegetation, water bodies and other objects, effects of illumination and viewing geometry, BRDF, Lambertian surface, topographic effect, classification systems in landuse and landcover, necessity for planning, elements of image interpretation , mapping from remote sensing data, accuracy estimation, change detection and monitoring, soil mapping applications of remote sensing and GIS in civil engineering projects - geotechnical appraisal, site selection, route alignment, irrigation projects, urban planning and development and case studies.

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