Fundamental of Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System
College offers Geospatial Training under the name- “Fundamental of Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System” (RSGIS) which is certified the college itself. This program is running since 2018-19.
Course duration – 40 Hours
On successful completion students receive certification from the college itself
The successful students are also offered to join an online training Programme from ISRO for certification from ISRO
For ISRO certification:
Step 1. Online form fill up in https://elearning.iirs.gov.in/edusatregistration/student
Step 2. Students provided with User Id and Password
Step 3. Regular Attendance maintained in ISRO Outreach Programme .
Step 4. On completion of the online Programme ISRO would conduct online examination date
Step 5. Candidates having 75 % attendance are eligible to appear for the examination
Step 6. Online Exam in the following link https://elearning.iirs.gov.in/#myTabContent
Step 7. Results are awarded to successful candidates
Curriculum for Fundamental of Remote Sensing and GIS
Module 1: Basic Definitions of GIS and related term - (2 Hours)
Session 1: Definitions of GIS and Related Terms; Development of GIS
Session 2: Components of GIS
Session 3: Geographical Data Characteristics and GIS
Session 4: Coordinate Systems, Datum and Projections in GIS
Module 2: Data Structures and Data Base Design- (6 Hours)
Session 1: Digital representation of Geographic Data; Raster and Vector models for
Geographic Data Representation and Conversion.
Session 2: Digitization—Methods and Errors; Topology Building; GIS Data Standards—Concepts and Components
Session 3: Data and Information Sources for GIS
Session 4: GIS Data Base Management Systems--Conceptual and Logical Data Modeling.
Session 5: Spatial Data Quality and Error Analysis
Session 6: GIS Customization
Module 3: Application Methodologies- (6 Hours)
Session 1: Spatial Analysis through GIS
Session 2: DEM and Derivatives
Session 3: Remote Sensing Data and GIS Integration
Session 4: GIS Project Design and Planning Methodologies
Session 5: GIS Information Products
Module 4: Geographical Information System Practical (6 Hours)
Session 1: Geo-referencing of maps and images;
Session 2: Creation of PGDB and Creation of Shape Files, Layers
Session 3: On-Screen Digitization of Polygons, Points and Lines and adding attributes
Session 4: Raster to vector conversion and spatial analysis: vector overlay
Session 5: Preparation of thematic map
Session 6: Spatial Analysis and area and length calculations
Session 7: Waypoint collection and transferring of waypoints to workstation GIS and
Module 5: Basic Introduction of Remote Sensing (4 Hours )
Session 1: Electromagnetic Radiation as Remote Sensing Medium—Interactions with atmosphere and matter
Session 2: Remote Sensing Regions and Bands; General Mechanism of Remote Sensing Data Recording
Session 3: General Characteristics of Remote Sensing Platforms
Session 4: General Characteristics of Remote Sensing Sensors
Module 6: Data Characteristics (4 Hours)
Session 1: Spectral Characteristics of Common Natural Objects
Session 2: Atmospheric Effects on Remote Sensing Data
Session 3: Spectral Signatures and Spectral Response Patterns
Session 4: Resolutions of Remote Sensing Data; Characteristics of Raw Remote Sensing Data
Module 7: Aerial Photos (4 Hours)
Session 1: Basic Infrastructure and specification of Aerial photographs
Session 2: Types, Scale, Resolution
Session 3: Geometric properties of Single Aerial Vertical Aerial Photo
Session 4: Stereoscopy; Stereoscopic Parallax; Relief Displacement
Module 8: Remote Sensing Data Interpretation (2 Hours)
Session 1: Nature of Qualitative Information and Sequence in Interpretation
Session 2: Elements of Image Interpretation; Elements of Image Patterns–Landforms, Drainage
Module 9: Remote Sensing Practical (6 Hours)
Session 1: Types of RS satellites and sensors, Sensor resolutions and their applications with
reference to IRS and Landsat missions
Session 2: Image Geo-referencing and data acquisition, Image processing
Session 3: Preparation of FCCs TCCs from IRS LISS-3 and Landsat 7ETM+ or Landsat 8 and OLI
data, image interpretation, Image enhancement.
Session 4: Image classification, post-classification analysis and class editing
Session 5: Identification of different Physical and cultural fetchers from different Satellite
Session 6: Prepare of inventories land use and land cover map (Supervise and Unsupervised
Classification method) from satellite images
Session 7: Preparation of land-use / land cover overlay from satellite images and Preparation of digital elevation models and their applications.
After successful completion of the above pilot course a student may opt for enrollment to an online training delivered by the ISRO as a part of their Outreach Program for certification.
Step 1. Project work submission
Step 2. Written examination conducted by the External Examiner.
Step 3. Viva-Voce conducted by the college.
After passing all the examination a student will get certificate from BANKIM SARDAR COLLEGE.