Part I: REMOTE SENSING AND IMAGE ANALYSIS; 1: Concept of Remote Sensing; 2: Types of Remote Sensing and Sensor Characteristics; 3: History of Remote Sensing and Indian Space Program; 4: Photographic Imaging; 5: Digital Imaging; 6: Microwave Remote Sensing; 7: Ground-Truth Data and Global Positioning System; 8: Photogrammetry; 9: Visual Image Interpretation; 10: Digital Image Processing; 11: Data Integration, Analysis, and Presentation; 12: Applications of Remote Sensing; Part II: GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND GEOSPATIAL ANALYSIS; 13: Concept of Geographic Information Systems; 14: Functions and Advantages of GIS; 15: Spatial Data Model; 16: Attribute Data Management and Metadata Concept; 17: Process of GIS; 18: Geospatial Analysis; 19: Planning, Implementation, and Management of GIS; 20: Modern Trends of GIS
Basudeb Bhatta is currently a course coordinator in the Computer Aided Design Centre of Jadavpur University, Kolkata. He has more than 15 years of industrial, teaching, and research experience in remote sensing, GNSS, and GIS. He has authored many research papers and articles in various journals and magazines. He has also authored several textbooks and monographs on remote sensing, GIS, GNSS, and CAD. He has also been instrumental in initiating a large number of courses on remote sensing, GIS, and GNSS to promote geoinformatics technology.