Part B: Vocational Skills

  • Unit 1 - Remote Sensing (RS)
  • Unit 2 - Geographic Information system (GIS)
  • Unit 3 - Global Positioning System (GPS)
  • Unit 4 - Trends in Geospatial Technology
  • Unit 5 - Application of Geospatial Technology

Chapter 1: Remote Sensing (RS)

  • Introduction.
  • Spectral Reflectance Signature.
  • Digital Image Processing.
  • Visual Interpretation of Satellite data.
  • Aerial Photo and Its Interpretation.
  • Advanced Remote Sensing Technologies.
  • Advantages and Benefits of RS.

Chapter 2: Geographic Information System (GIS)

  • Introduction.
  • GIS Data Element and Data Structure.
  • Fundamentals of Database Concept.
  • Data Input to GIS System.
  • GIS Data Editing.
  • Attribute Data Linking.
  • Spatial and Non Spatial data Analysis.
  • Map Projection and Coordinate System.
  • Digital Cartography.
  • Advantages and Benefits of GIS.

Chapter 3: Global Positioning System (GPS)

  • Introduction.
  • GPS Accuracy and Accuracy factors.
  • Types of GPS.
  • List of Global Navigation System.
  • GPS Today & Limitations of GPS.
  • Uses of GPS Technology.

Chapter 4: Trends in Geospatial Technology

  • Introduction.
  • Remote Sensing Trends & Technology.
  • GIS Trends & Technology.
    1. Web Based GIS.
    2. Enterprise GIS.
    3. Mobile GIS.
    4. 3-D Visualization and Fly through.
    5. Open GIS.
  • GPS Trends & Technology.

Chapter 5: Applications of Geospatial Technology

  • Water shed Studies.
  • Flood Studies.
  • Ground water Studies.
  • Health Issues.
  • Utility Studies.
  • Security and Defense Studies.
  • Urban and infrastructure Studies.