Geoinformatics (CV385)

Course Name: 

Geoinformatics (CV385)




Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3


Introduction to geinformatics: Principles of Remote sensing Satellites and Sensors, Aerial photography, elements of photo-grammetry, Satellite data products, Visual interpretation, Digital interpretations. Introduction to GIS principles, Generation of thematic maps, Georeferencing, Digitization, overlay analyses, Map projections : Global positioning system: Application of RS and GIS in mining; Geological mapping, geomorphological mapping, oil and mineral exploration,Ground water and surface water potential mapping, Natural hazard and disaster
(Earthquakes,volcanic eruptions, Landslides, Avalanches, flood, drought etc.) Zone mapping, Forecasting, estimaton of losses and management, monitoring ocean productivity and coastal zone management, computer applications in mining.


1) Lillesand, Thomas and Kiefer, Remote Sensing and image interpretation, John Wiley and Sons. 2) Burrough and Mc Dennell, principles of Geographical information systems, Oxford University Press.

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Prof. Subhash C. Yaragal,  Professor and Head
Department of Civil Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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