AH-530: Remote Sensing and GIS for SHP Planning - Department of Hydro and Renewable Energy,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
AH-530: Remote Sensing and GIS for SHP Planning


Credits : 4

Contact Hours : Lecture : 3  Tutorial : 0  Practical : 2

Remote sensing: Introduction, Satellite platforms and sensors, data acquisition, Indian satellite system; Satellite image: format, resolution, multispectral images, Image processing software, Geo-referencing, pre-processing and enhancement. Information extraction: supervised and unsupervised classification; Geographical Information System: introduction, components,   Coordinate system, Projection system; Data sources and data collection for small hydro projects: Field survey, topographic maps, satellite images, GPS, Digitization and layers creation; Data types – Spatial, non-spatial, Vector and Raster data, Topological relationship; Data base development for SHP: Database structure, editing, data retrieval and query. Managing data errors:  Rubber sheeting, Edge matching, Removal of sliver polygon; Digital elevation model: characteristics, DEM generation, parameters extraction from DEM; SHP data analyses–Catchments delineation - Overlay analyses, Buffering, Neighborhood operation, and distance and area measurement. Network based analysis; Runoff modeling, suitable site selection for small hydro; GIS based Case study for development of small hydro power projects;

List of Practicals :

i. Geo referencing of toposheet and satellite image
ii. Image enhancement and classification – supervised and unsupervised
iii. Digitization of catchment boundary, contours and other features
iv. Digital elevation model preparation and parameter extraction
v. Data collection from GPS
vi. Development of SHP  database on GIS package 
vii. Queries and analysis from GIS database

Suggested Books :

i.    Lillesand, T.M. and Kiefer, R.W., “Remote Sensing and Image Interpretation”, 5th edition, John Willey and Sons Pte. Ltd.
ii.   Panda, B.C., “Remote Sensing Principles and Applications”, Viva Books Private Limited.
iii.  Lo, C.P. and Yeung, A. K.W., “Concepts and Techniques of Geographic Information Systems”, Prentice Hall Inc.
iv.  Chang, K.T., “Introduction to Geographic Information Systems”, Tata Mc Graw-Hill.
v.   Burrough, P.A., “Principles of GIS for Land Resources Assessment”, Oxford University Press.
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Credits : Information Management Group, IIT Roorkee
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