Remote Sensing & Geoinformatics

Course Name: 

Remote Sensing & Geoinformatics (MI476)


B.Tech (Mining Engg)




Open Electives (OE)

Credits (L-T-P): 



Concept of GPS. Application of remote sensing to mining projects. Satellite signals. GPS instruments. Sensors and platforms. Image Processing and interpretation. Data processing. Concepts of GIS. Components, data acquisition, topology and spatial relationships, data storage verification and editing, network systems, data manipulation and analysis. Spatial and mathematical operations in GIS. Various GIS packages and their salient features.


Basudev Bhatta, Remote sensing and GIS, II Edition, Oxford Publishing House, 2016.
George Jeoseph, Fundamentals of Remote Sensing, II Edition, Universal Press, 2017.
Lillisand, Keifer and Chipman, Remote Sensing and Image Interpretation, VI Edition, Wiley Publishers.
Hassan A. Karimi, Handbook of Research in Geoinformatics, Information Science Reference, 2017.


Mining Engineering

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 Prof Harsh Vardhan,

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 Department of Mining Engineering, NITKSurathkal
 P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
 Karnataka, India.

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