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SPATIAL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY [SPECILISATION CODE: 18] Paper I (Choose any one subject) Principles of Remote Sensing Digital Image Processing Elements of Photogrammetry Geodesy Fundaments of GIS Paper II (Choose any one subject) Remote Sensing Applications Disaster management and Decision Support System Concepts of GPS and Applications GIS Analysis and Applications Internet GIS

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PRINCIPLES OF REMOTE SENSING Unit I: Fundamentals: Definition Scope types- chronological development Energy sources Electro Magnetic Radiation Unit II: Energy interactions: Energy interaction in the atmosphere atmospheric windows energy interaction with earth surface features- spectral reflectance patterns for different regions of EMR. Factors affecting remote sensing signatures Unit III: Platforms: Types of Platforms Ideal and real remote sensing system. Advantages and limitations of satellite remote sensing. Unit IV: Geostationary Satellites and Data Products: Satellite programs of the world - geostationary satellites and its orbits, Data Products orbit system sensor characteristics - meteorological, ocean monitoring and telecommunication satellites. Applications Ground truth data collection Satellite data types. Unit V: Remote Sensors: Opto-mechanical & Electro-optical sensor systems LANDSAT, SPOT, IRS, Quick bird and IKONOS, other recent satellites scanning and orbiting mechanisms resolutions Spatial Spectral Temporal - Radiometric - Image Interpretation elements, Orbital. Unit VI: Thermal Remote Sensing: Radiant flux heat transfer thermal infrared radiation thermal properties of materials emissivity of materials thermal inertia of Earth surface features. Thermal IR detection and imaging characteristics of TIR images. Factors controlling IR Survey applications. Unit VII: Microwave Remote Sensing: Meaning airborne radar system SLAR components, imaging system, wavelengths range and azimuth resolution real aperture and synthetic aperture systems, geometry of radar images - mosaics. image characteristics: wavelength, surface roughness, orientation, moisture content, polarization, look direction and look angle, physical properties, electrical properties: dielectric constant, topographic factors, layover, fore shadowing, radar shadow, corner reflection Unit VIII: Hyper Spectral Remote Sensing: Spectroscopy, Image cube, hyperian/HYSI, Spectral matching, Data Libraries, Application of Hyperspsectral data, MODIS

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TEXT BOOKS: 1. Dr. M. Anjireddy, Remote Sensing & GIS (2009) B.S. Publication 2. Lillisand T.M and R.W.Kiefer (2004) 4th edition. Remote sensing and image interpretation, John Wiley & Sons, New York. 3. Sabins F.F Jr Latest Remote Sensing: Principles and Interpretation, W.H.Freeman & Co., New York. Third edition. 4. James B. Campbel, 4th Edition, Remote sensing by published by Taylor & fancies Ltd REFERENCES: 1. Hayesm L., [1991] Introduction to Remote Sensing, Taylor and Fransis Publication, London. 2. George Joseph,(2005) Fundamentals of Remote sensing 2nd edition , University press, Pvt, Ltd, Hyderabad . 3. JOHN R.JENSEN Remote sensing for EnvironmentPearson edition Pvt Ltd, New Delhi. 4. Alexey Bunkin and Konstantin Voliak, Laser Remote Sensing of the Ocean, John Wiley and Sons. 2001, Canada. 5. Gibso, P., and Clare H.Power, [2000] Introductory Remote Sensing Principles and concepts, Routledge, 1st edition, London. 6. Henderson, F. M., and Anthony J. Lewis, 1998, Manual of Remote Sensing, Volume 2, Principles and Application of Imaging Radar, 3rd Edition, John Wiley and Sonc Inc, Canada, USA.

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DIGITAL IMAGE PROCESSING Unit I: Satellite Data: Satellite systems & data - acquisition & storage - Data formats - Data products Image display system - Current missions. Unit II: Sensor and Data Model: Sensor model Resolutions - Pixel characters - Image formation The histogram and its significance- ENTROPY and its significance - Univariate & multivariable Image statistics - Spatial Statistics Unit III: Image Preprocessing: Radiometric correction, Image registration, resampling, orthorectification - Noise models, Image Mosaic and fusion. Unit IV: Image Enhancements: Image characteristics- Spectral signatures contrast enhancements- Image domain filtering first order, second order ,directional filters , linear and non linear filters ,Spatial enhancement , Multi band enhancements ,rationing, indices and Principal component analysis , Point, local and regional operations - Fourier transform-Fourier domain filtering, Ideal, Butterworth and Gaussian filters ; scale-space transform, wavelet transform. Unit V: Information Extraction: Classification - Non-parametric, parametric, Feature extraction, training sets Supervised- methods and algorithms, Unsupervised and Hybrid classification. Unit VI: Accuracy Assessment: Error Characteristics-Radiometric, Geometric, Sources of Classification Interpretation of the Error Matrix. Measurement of Map Accuracy. Unit VII: Change Detection: Nature of Change Detection, Introduction to Change Detection algorithms. Unit VIII: Image Analyses and Understanding: Pattern recognition, boundary detection and representation, textural and contextual Analysis. Text Books: 1. Anji Reddy, Digital Image Processing , B.S Publications, 2006. 2. John R.Jenson, Introductory Digital Image Processing, Prentice Hall Series, 1996. 3. John A.Richards, Springer-Verlag, Remote Sensing Digital Image Analysis 1999. 4. Rafael C.Gonzalez, Digital Image Processing (2nd Edition), Prentice Hall, 2002.

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References 1. David L. Verbyla Satellite Remote sensing of Natural Resource Management, Lewis publishers, Florida 2. Anil K. Jain Fundamentals of Digital Image Processing Prentice Hall Publications, USA. 3. Remote sensing models and methods for Image Processing ,Robert Schowangerdt, Academic Press 1997 4. Image Analysis, Classification and change Detection in Remote Sensing Mortan J. Century ,Taylor and Francis, 2007.

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ELEMENTS OF PHOTOGRAMMETRY Unit I: Introduction: Definition of Photogrammetry - types of photographs, vertical aerial photographs Unit II: Vertical Photographs: Geometry of vertical photographs, Scale of a vertical photograph over flat terrain, Scale of a Vertical photograph over variable terrain - average photo scale, methods of determining scale of vertical photographs, Ground coordinates from a vertical photograph, Relief Displacement, Flying height of a vertical photograph, Error evaluation. Unit III: Stereoscopic Parallax: Photographic Flight-Line Axes for Parallax Measurement Monoscopic methods Parallax measurement Principle of the Floating Mark Stereoscopic methods of Parallax Measurement Parallax equation Elevations by parallax Differences Approximate Equation for elevations from Parallax Differences Measurement of Parallax Differences- Parallax Correction Graph Computing Flying Height and Air Base Mapping with Stereoscope and Parallax Bar Error Evaluation. Unit IV: Tilted Photographs: Introduction, Angular Orientation in Tilt, Swing, and Azimuth, Auxiliary Tilted Photo coordinate system, Scale of a Tilted Photograph, Ground Coordinates from a Tilted photograph, Relief Displacement on a Tilted Photograph, Tilt Displacement, Angular Orientation in Omega, Phi and Kappa, Determining the elements of Exterior Orientation, Rectification of Tilted photographs, Geometry of Rectification, Graphical Rectification, Analytical Rectification, Optical-Mechanical Rectification, Electro-optical Rectification. Unit V: Elementary Methods of Planimetric Mapping With Vertical Photographs: Planimetric Mapping by Direct Tracing Planimetric Mapping with Reflection and Projection Instruments Georeferencing of Digital Imagery Planimetric Mapping Using a Tablet Digitizer Heads-up Digitizing Photomaps. Unit VI: Photomaps and Mosaics: Advantages and disadvantages of photomaps and mosaics - uses of photomaps and mosaics, Kinds of mosaics, Materials for preparing mosaics, Mosaic construction. Orthophoto mosaics- Reproduction. Unit VII: Stereoscopic Plotting Instruments: Classification of stereoscopic Plotters - Direct optical projection Stereo plotters: components, Projection systems, Viewing systems, Measuring and tracing systems.

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Unit VIII: Project Planning: Considerations in project planning, Flight planning: Introduction, Photographic end lap and side lap, Purpose of the Photography, Photo Scale, Flying Height, Stereoscopic Plotter Considerations, Ground coverage, Weather conditions, Season of year, Flight Map, Specifications, Cost estimating and Scheduling. TEXT BOOK: 1. Elements of Photogrammetry by PAUL R. WOLF 2. Aerial Photography and Image Interpretation by David P. Paine, James D. Kiser REFERENCES: 1. Manual of Photogrammetry American Society of Photogrammetry By ALBERT.D 2. Principles and Applications of Photo Geology By SHIV PANDEY 3. Aerial Photographic Interpretation by Lueder, D.R., - Mc Grall Hill 4. Photogrammetry- Vol I by Krauss, J., - Springler Verlag Publications 5. Photogrammetry 3rd Edition by Moffitt, Francis H. & Mikhail, Edward M., Harper and Row Publishers.

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GEODESY UNIT-I Introduction: Definition of Geodesy, Classification of Geodesy, Geometric Geodesy, - Physical Geodesy, Physical surface of earth, The Geoid, The Ellipsoid. UNIT-II Ellipsoid of Revolution: Mathematical properties, The Ellipse, Basic properties of ellipse, Flattening, Eccentricity, Relationship between eccentricity and flattening. UNIT-III Parameters of Ellipsoid: Principal parameters of ellipsoid, Parameters of commonly used ellipsoid, Use of ellipsoid as regional datum. Co ordinate system of rotational ellipsoid- Ellipsoid geographic co-ordinates, Spatial ellipsoidal coordinate system. UNIT-IV: Computation of the Ellipsoid: Need for mathematical surface, Reduction of baseline to mathematical surface, Reduction of baseline to reference ellipsoid, Effect or height of a point observed on the azimuth of a line, Convergence of meridians, Forward and backward Azimuths, Plane curves and geodesic line, Calculation of coordinates. UNIT-V: Gravity: Expressions for gravity and potential, Geoid undulations and deflections of vertical, Measurement of gravity on earth, Reduction of gravity values. UNIT-VI Satellite Geodesy: Introduction, Artificial satellite, Satellite orbit, Celestial coordinate system, Geodetic position from known orbit, Coordinate transformation in equatorial plane, Range observation from three satellite positions. UNIT-VII Map projection-I: Geometry of map projections, Evolution of map projection, Development of projection surfaces, Characteristics of map projections, Equidistant projections with one standard parallel, Equidistant projections with two standard parallel. UNIT-VIII Map projection-II: Equal area projections with straight meridians, Projections with all parallels standard, Conformal projections with straight meridians. TEXT BOOKS 1. Satellite Geodesy by GUNTER SEEBER, Copy Right 2003 by WALTER DE GRUYTER 1993, ISBN: 3-11-017549-5. 2. Physical Geodesy by Bernhard Hofmann-Wellenhof, Helmut Moritz, Springer, 2006 3. Theory Of Satellite Geodesy, applications of satellites to geodesy, William M. Kaula, 2000

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FUNDAMENTALS OF GIS Unit I: Introduction to GIS: Spatial Elements, Spatial Measurement Level, Spatial Location and Reference, Spatial Patterns, Geographic Data Collection, Populations and Sampling Schemes, Inferences from Samples. Unit II: The Map as a Model of Geographic Data: Map Scale, Map Characteristics, Map Projections, Grid Systems for Mapping, The Cartographic Process, Map Symbolism, Map Abstraction and Cartographic Databases, Thematic maps and associated common problems. Unit III: Cartographic and GIS Data Structures: Computer Database Structures for Managing Data, Hierarchical Data Structures, Network Systems, Database Management Systems, RDBMS. Unit IV: Types of GIS Data Models: Graphic Representation of Entitles and Attributes, GIS Data Models, Raster Models, Vector Models. Unit V: GIS Data Input Devices: Input Devices, Raster, Vector, Reference Frameworks and Transformation, Map Preparation and the Digitizing Process, Unit VI: GIS Data Input methods: Methods of Vector Input, Method of Raster Input, Remote sensing, Raster Data Input, External Databases. Unit VII: Data Storage and Editing: Storage of GIS Databases, Storing of Raster Data, Editing the GIS Database, Detecting and Editing Errors of Different Types, Entity Errors: Vector, Attribute Errors: Raster and Vector, Dealing with Projection Change, Edge Matching, Conflation and Rubber Sheeting, Templating. Unit VIII: GIS Design and Implementation: GIS Design, Internal and External GIS Design Questions, The Software Engineering Approach, System Design Principles, System Development Waterfall Mode, A Structured Designed Model, Technical Design, Cost/Benefit Issues, Data and Applications Requirements Models, Formal GIS Design Methodology, The Spiral Model. Rapid Prototyping, Database Design Study Area, Scale, Resolution, and Level of Detail, Classification, Coordinate System and Projection.

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TEXT BOOKS: 1. Remote Sensing & GIS by Dr. M. Anji Reddy (2009) BS Publications 2. Fundamental Of Gis By Michael N Demers Mn Demers, Published By John Wiley & Sons Inc 3. Principles of GIS by P.A. Burrough, Rachael Mc Donnell 4. Principles of Geographical Information Systems for Land Resources Assessment by P.A. Burrough 5. Geographic Information Systems and Science by Paul A. Longley, Mike Goodchild, David J. Maguire, David W. Rhind REFERENCES: 1. Geographic Information System- An Introductory Jeffrey Star and John Estates Pretence Hall Inc. 2. Basic Readings in Geographic Information System Marble, D.F and Calkins, H.W Spad Systems Ltd.

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REMOTE SENSING APPLICATIONS Unit I: Land Use/Land Cover: Concepts classification: USGS, NRSA - land use mapping accuracy assessment -Case studies. Unit II: Agriculture: Crop assessment, disease detection, Crops identification and crop inventorying Crop acreage estimation - Vegetation indices Yield modeling Crop production forecasting through digital analysis Crop condition assessment Command area monitoring case studies Unit III: Soils: Soil mapping - soil moisture soil erosion reservoir sanitation soil salinity / alkalinity soil conservation, erosion studies Application of RS and GIS in assessing soil salinity, Soils mapping using RS data Problem soil identification and mapping Soil sedimentation Soil loss assessment Case studies. Unit IV: Water Resources: Surface water resources water quality monitoring and mapping water pollution, identification of ground water potential and recharge areas integrated watershed development case studies. Unit V: Natural Vegetation: Forests classification (NRSA) grasslands Forest type and density mapping using RS techniques Forest stock mapping Factors for degradation of forests Delineation of degraded forests Forest change detection and monitoring Forest fire mapping and damage assessment LIDAR remote sensing for forest studies. Unit VI: Wastelands: Types Identification Management Eroded Lands Types - Layer Creation Case Studies. Unit VII: Coastal Resource: Introduction Major issues/problem Thematic maps on coastal resources Wetland classification - creation of Coastal zone Coastal Regulation zone Coastal aquifer modeling using GIS Integrated coastal zone management using Remote sensing and GIS - Case Studies Unit VIII Snow Cover Mapping, Forecasting snow melt runoff, Glacier Mapping- case studies.

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TEXT BOOKS: 1. Remote Sensing & Geographical Information Systems by Dr. M. Anjireddy, BS Publications 2009 2. Remote Sensing And Image Interpretation, 5th Edition by Lillesand, Kiefer, Chipman 3. Remote Sensing: Principles and Interpretations 3rd edition by Floyd F. Sabins REFERENCES: 1. American Society of Photogrammetry, (1983). Manual of Remote Sensing (2nd edition), ASP, Fall church, Virgina. 2. Arthor Cracknel and Landson Hayes (Editors), [1991]. Remote Sensing year Book 1987, Published by Taylor and Francis Ltd., London. 3. Pete Bettinger and Michael G Wing. Geographic Information Systems: Applications in Forestry and Natural Resources Management. McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 2003 4. Barett, E.C.,[1990] Satellite Remote Sensing for Hydrology and Water Management, Garden and Breach Science Publications, Switzerland. 5. Buiter, H.J., and Jan G.P.W. Clevers, [1999].Land Observation by Remote Sensing, Taylor and Francis, 1999, London. 6. Lillisand T.M. and Kiefer, P.W., (1998). Remote Sensing and Image Interpretation, John Wiley & Sons, New York. 7. Moffit, H.F., and Edward, M.M., (1980). Photogrammetry, Harper and Row Publishers, New York. 8. Skidmore, A., and Hendrik Prins ( Editors),[2002] Environmental Modelling with GIS and Remote Sensing, Taylor and Francis Ltd., 2 nd Edition, London. 9. Wolf. P.R., (1974). Elements of Photogrammetry, McGraw Hill books Co., London. WEBSITES ww2010.atmos.uiuc.edu/(Gh)/guides/rs/sat/home.rxml ww2010.atmos.uiuc.edu/(Gh)/guides/rs/sat/goes/home.rxml www.ccrs.nrcan.gc.ca/ccrs/misc/issues/hazards_e.html#spills www.crisp.nus.edu.sg/~research/research/forest/forest.html www.cr.usgs.gov/earthshots/slow/tableofontents www.indiana.edu/~climate/336/rsdata.html www.nrsa.gov.in/engnrsa./spacesolutions/index.html www.unn.ac.uk/~evgpl/eog/rsguide/rsguide.htm www. terraweb.wr.usgs.gov/coastal.html

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DISASTER MANAGEMENT AND DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEM Unit I: Earthquake, Volcano and landslide: Meaning and types of disasters earthquakes volcanoes landslides selection of variables creation of layers space-time analysis GIS for management plans commissions and boards-case studies. Unit II: Cyclones and Flooding: Cyclone: cyclone related parameters and effects on land and sea damage assessment. Flooding: topography, land use and flooding spacetime integration GIS based parameters and layers flood prone area analysis and management risk assessment commissions and boards -case studies Unit III: Drought and Desertification: Types of droughts factors influencing droughts variable identification vegetation index land use /ground water level changes delimiting drought prone areas processes of desertification over utilization of water and land resources layer creation GIS based management strategies case studies. Unit VI: Anthropogenic Disasters: Atmospheric Disasters: Ozone layer depletion green house / global warming acid rain snow melt sea level rise related problems layer creation cloud bursts commissions and boards -case studies. Unit V: Marine Disasters: Oil spill and chemical pollution coastal erosion and deposition variable identification over lays analysis / management strategies commissions and boards -case studies. Unit VI: GIS in Biodiversity Disasters: Ecological degradation nuclear disaster and biodiversity loss parameters (mapping of forest types, protected areas and natural forests) population extinction conserving biodiversity (species and subspecies) Unit VII Soil erosion coral / mangrove depletion forest fire-mining overlay analysis GIS in environmental modeling case studies. UNIT VIII Decision support system for all the disasters planning, prediction, mitigation

Text Book:
1. Manual of Remote Sensing, Volume 4, Remote Sensing for Natural Resource Management and Environmental Monitoring, 3rd Edition (May 2004) by Susan Ustin

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References: 1. Korte, G. B., (2001) the GIS book: 5th edition, Onward Press, Australia. 2. Barett, E.C. and Anton Micallef (Editors),[1991]. Remote Sensing for Hazard Monitoring and Disaster Assessment, Taylor and Francis, London. 3. Anji Reddy, M., (2001) Remote Sensing and Geographical Information Systems., 2nd edition, BS Publications, Hyderabad. 4. Demers, Michael N., (2000) Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems, John Willey and sons. Inc. New York. 5. John A. Matthews (2002) Natural hazards and environmental change, Bill McGuire, Ian Mason. 6. Andrew Skeil (2002) Environmental Modeling with GIS and Remote sensing, John Willey and Sons, Inc New York. 7. John. G. Lyon (2003) GIS for Water Resource and water Shed Management, Taylor and Francis.

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Subject Code R101853 CONCEPTS OF GPS AND APPLICATIONS Unit I: Introduction to Geodesy: Definitions and fundamentals of Geodesy, Earth, Geoid and Ellipsoid of rotation, Reference surface, Geodetic systems, Indian Geodetic System, Coordinate systems in Geodesy. Unit II: Fundamentals of GPS: Introduction, Space segment, User segment and Control segment, Observation principle and signal structure, Orbit determination and representation, Intentional limitation of system accuracy, system development. Point positioning and relative positioning Unit III: GPS Receivers: Receiver Concepts and main receiver components, Examples of GPS receivers, Classical receivers, Examples of currently available geodetic receivers, Navigational receivers, Future developments. Unit IV: GPS Observables and Data Processing: Code and carrier phase observables, Linear combinations and derived observables, Concepts of parameterization, Solutions of ambiguity, Cycle slips, Receiver independent exchange data format-RINEX Unit V: Methods of surveying with GPS: Static, Pseudo-kinematic, Semi-kinematic and Kinematic positioning, Navigation with GPS Unit VI: Differential GPS: DGPS Concepts, Data Formats, Data Transmission, Real Time Kinematic GPS, Multiple reference stations. Unit VII: Error Budget and Corrections: Basic considerations, Satellite geometry, Accuracy measures, Orbits and clocks, Signal propagation, Tropospheric and Ionospheric effects, Multipath, Summary and issue of integrity. Unit VIII: GPS Applications: Setting up an observation plan, Practical aspects of field observations, Observation strategies, Network design, Geodetic control surveys of zero, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th order, Height Determination, Cadastral Surveying, GIS. TEXTBOOKS: 1. Satellite Geodesy by GUNTER SEEBER, Copy Right 2003 by WALTER DE GRUYTER 1993, ISBN: 3-11-017549-5. 2. Global Positioning System Theory and Practice Hofmann W.B, Lichtenegger. H, Collins. J Springer Verlag Wein, New York.

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GIS ANALYSIS & APPLICATIONS Unit I: Spatial analysis: Introduction, Analysis framework, defining spatial characteristics, working with higher level objects, Measuring polygons, measuring shape, measuring distance Unit II: Statistical surfaces and classification: Arc surfaces, surface mapping, sampling the statistical surface, DEM, Raster interpolation- methods, Uses, Weighted Analysis, Classification Principles, Reclassification Elements, Neighborhood Functions, Polygonal Neighborhoods, Buffers Unit III: Spatial Arrangements: Point patterns, Thiessen Polygons, Area patterns, Linear patterns , Directionality and continuity of linear and aerial objects ,Gravity model ,Routing and Allocation, missing variables, Overlay and types Unit IV: Natural Resource and Disaster Management Applications: Forest management - Forestry: Resource Inventory, Forest Fire Growth modeling - Land: Land use Planning, Watershed Management studies Water - Identification of Ground Water Recharge - Resource Information System. Disaster Management: Use of GIS in Risk Assessment, Mitigation, Preparedness, Response and Recovery Phases of Disaster Management. Unit V: Land Information System and Utilities: Land Information System (LIS) - Tax mapping - Other LIS applications. Water utility applications - Electric Utility Application - Telecommunication: Unit VI: Location Based Services Applications: Vehicle Tracking: Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL) - Components of AVL: In Vehicle Equipment, Various Communication Channel, Web Server, Client - Vehicle Tracking Alarms used in Vehicle Tracking, Fleet Management - Vehicle Navigation - Emergency Call: Address Geocoding, Distress Call Application Unit VII: Archaeology & Environment: Archaeology survey - Modeling archaeological collections Conservation & Monitoring Planning & Policy - Wetland Management ,Wildlife Management -Water Pollution - Air Pollution Noise Pollution -Climate Change. Unit VIII: Health and Other Applications: Health applications: Disease Surveillance, Health Information System - Crime Mapping: Mapping Crime data - 3D GIS.

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Text books 1. Laura Lang, Managing Natural Resources with GIS, ESRI Press,1998. 2. Remote Sensing & GIS by Dr. M. Anji Reddy BS Publications 2009. References: 1. Uzair M.Shamsi, U.M.Shamsi GIS Tools for Water, Wastewater and Stormwater Systems, Asce Press, 2002. 2. Alan L., MD Melnick, Introduction to Geographic Information Systems for Public Health, Aspen Publishers, 1st Edition,2002. 3. Amim Hammad, Hassan karimi, Telegeoinformatics: Location-based Computing and Services, CRC Press, 1st Edition,2004. 4. Paul A Longley, Michael F Goodchild, David J Maguire, David W Rhind, Geographical Information Systems, Volume I and II, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 1999 5. Van Dijk M.G.Bos, GIS and Remote Sensing Techniques in Land-AndWater_Management, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001 6. Laura Lang, GIS for Health Organizations, ESRI Press, 2000 7. Lisa Godin, GIS in Telecommunications Management, ESRI Press, 1st Edition, 2001.

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INTERNET GIS Unit I: Introduction to distributed Internet GIS: Introduction, Distributed GIS Basic components, Applications of distributed GIS. Unit II: Introduction to Networking: Network environments protocols, TCP/IP, LAN, WAN, Data exchange b/w 2 terminals Unit III: Client/server computing: Client, server, glue, client-server system partition, 2-tier, 3-tier & n-tier architectures, advantages & disadvantages of client-server architecture, Unit IV: Distributed component framework: DCOM and .NET, DCOM Architecture and Interface, Advantages & disadvantages of DCOM, CORBA, CORBA Architecture and Interface, advantages & disadvantages CORBA, Java, Java Applet. Unit V: Web mapping: Static map publishing, clickable maps, architecture of static web publishing, web mapping architecture Unit VI: Web Mapping: Client-HTML viewer, HTTP server with CGI, Map server & other server, side applications, Web-Mapping options & objects, Web mapping applications. Unit VII: ASP. NET using C#: Asp.net introduction, Architecture of ASP.net, server side controls. Unit VIII State management, Ado.net configuration, Asp. Net (tracing security) Text Book: 2. Internet GIS Distributed Geographic Information Services For Internet And Wireless Networks by Zhong-ren peng and Ming- Hsian