Remote Sensing and GIS

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OUP India, Sep 29, 2011 - Technology & Engineering - 752 pages
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Beginning with the history and basic concepts of remote sensing and GIS, the book gives an exhaustive coverage of optical, thermal and microwave remote sensing, global navigation satellite systems (such as GPS), digital photogrammetry, visual image analysis, digital image processing, spatial and attribute data model, geospatial analysis, and planning, implementation and management of GIS. It also presents the modern trends of remote sensing and GIS with an illustrated discussion on its numerous applications. The appendices provide the prerequisites required for understanding remote sensing and GIS technology.

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Basudeb Bhatta is currently a course coordinator in the Computer Aided Design Centre of Jadavpur University, Kolkata. He has more than 15 years of industrial, teaching, and research experience in remote sensing, GNSS, and GIS. He has authored many research papers and articles in various journals and magazines. He has also authored several textbooks and monographs on remote sensing, GIS, GNSS, and CAD. He has also been instrumental in initiating a large number of courses on remote sensing, GIS, and GNSS to promote geoinformatics technology.

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