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Geoinformatics

Author: A M Chandra
Publisher: London : New Academic Science, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A M Chandra
ISBN: 9781781830253 1781830258
OCLC Number: 959272461
Notes: "Multi colour edition"--Title page.
Description: xv, 187 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: SECTION I GEOINFORMATICS --
ch. 1 Introduction --
1.0. General --
1.1. Mutual Relationship of Components of Geoinformatics --
SECTION II PLANE SURVEYING --
ch. 2 Introduction and Basic Concepts --
2.0. Introduction --
2.1. Definition and Principle of Surveying --
2.1.1. Definition of Surveying --
2.1.2. Principle of Surveying --
2.2. Definitions of Some Basic Terms --
2.3. Concept of Errors in Surveying --
2.3.1. Classification of Errors --
2.3.2. Sources of Errors --
2.3.3. Propagation of Errors --
ch. 3 Horizontal Distance Measurement --
3.0. Introduction --
3.1. Methods of Distance Measurements --
3.1.1. Distance Measurements by Direct Method --
3.1.2. Distance Measurements by Indirect Methods --
3.1.3. Distance Measurements with EDM --
ch. 4 Angle and Direction Measurement --
4.0. Introduction --
4.1. Classification of Angles and Directions --
4.1.1. Bearings --
4.1.2. Azimuths --
4.1.3. Deflection Angles --
4.1.4. Angles to the Right --
4.1.5. Interior Angles --
4.2. Theodolite --
4.2.1. Main Parts of a Theodolite --
4.2.2. Definitions of Some Technical Terms --
4.2.3. Geometry of Theodolite --
4.2.4. Adjustments of a Theodolite --
4.2.5. Horizontal Angle Measurement with a Theodolite --
4.2.6. Vertical Angle Measurement with a Theodolite --
4.2.7. Miscellaneous Field Operations with a Theodolite --
4.2.8. Errors in Theodolite Measurements --
4.3. Magnetic Compass --
4.3.1. Magnetic Declination --
4.3.2. Local Attraction --
ch. 5 Vertical Distance Measurements --
5.0. Introduction --
5.1. Methods of Levelling --
5.1.1. Direct Differential Levelling --
5.1.2. Indirect or Trigonometric Levelling --
5.1.3. Barometric Levelling --
ch. 6 Contouring --
6.0. Introduction --
6.1. Definitions --
6.2. Concept of Contours and Contour Gradient --
6.3. Characteristics of Contours --
6.4. Methods of Contouring --
6.4.1. Direct Method --
6.4.2. Indirect Method --
6.5. Uses of Contours --
ch. 7 Plane-table Surveying --
7.0. Introduction --
7.1. Advantages and Disadvantages --
7.2. Principle of Plane Tabling --
7.3. Plane Table and Accessories --
7.4. Drawing Paper --
7.5. Basic Definitions --
7.6. Setting up the Plane Table --
7.7. Orienting the Plane Table --
7.8. Plane Tabling Methods --
7.8.1. Radiation --
7.8.2. Intersection --
7.8.3. Traversing --
7.8.4. Resection --
7.9. Errors in Plane Tabling --
ch. 8 Control Surveys --
8.0. Introduction --
8.1. Definitions --
8.2. Types of Traverses --
8.2.1. Open Traverse --
8.2.2. Closed Traverse --
8.3. Classification of Traverse --
8.3.1. Based on Methods of Measurement of Horizontal Angles --
8.3.2. Based on Instruments Employed --
8.4. Traverse Procedure --
8.5. Computation of Coordinates --
8.6. Balancing the Traverse --
8.6.1. Bowditch's Method --
8.6.2. Graphical Method --
SECTION III PHOTOGRAMMETRY --
ch. 9 Photogrammetry --
9.0. Introduction --
9.1. Types of Photogrammetry --
9.2. Applications of Photogrammetry --
9.3. Merits and Demerits of Photogrammetry --
9.4. Limitation of Photogrammetry in Land Surveying --
ch. 10 Properties of Aerial Photography --
10.0. Introduction --
10.1. Aerial Photographs --
10.2. Aerial Photogrammetry --
10.2.1. Photocoordinate System --
10.2.2. Definitions of Technical Terms --
10.2.3. Geometric Properties of Aerial Photograph --
10.2.4. Scale of a Vertical Photograph --
10.2.5. Ground Coordinates from a Vertical Photograph --
10.2.6. Relief Displacement on a Vertical Photograph --
10.3. Flight Planning --
10.3.1. Overlaps --
10.3.2. Computation of Flight Plan --
ch. 11 Stereophotogrammetry --
11.0. Introduction --
11.1. Stereoscopic Vision and Depth Perception --
11.2. Stereoscopic Viewing of Photographs --
11.3. Parallax in Stereoscopic Views --
11.3.1. Algebraic Definition of Parallax --
11.3.2. Difference in Elevation by Stereoscopic Parallax --
11.3.3. Measurement of Parallax --
11.3.4. Concept of Floating Mark in Measurement of Parallax --
11.4. Aerial Photointerpretation --
SECTION IV REMOTE SENSING --
ch. 12 Remote Sensing --
12.0. Introduction --
12.1. Principle of Remote Sensing --
12.2. Advantages and Disadvantages of Remote Sensing --
12.3. Multi-concept of Remote Sensing --
12.4. Applications of Remote Sensing --
ch. 13 Electromagnetic Energy --
13.0. Introduction --
13.1. Electromagnetic Energy --
13.2. Electromagnetic Spectrum and its Characteristics --
13.3. Electromagnetic Energy Interaction --
13.4. Resolution --
13.5. Image Histogram --
13.6. Pure and Mixed Pixels --
ch. 14 Sensors and Platforms --
14.0. Introduction --
14.1. Broad Classifications of Sensors and Platforms --
14.2. Sensors and Satellites Launched for Different Missions --
14.2.1. Land Observation Satellites and Sensors --
14.2.2. High Resolution Sensors --
14.2.3. Earth Observing (EO-1) Satellites --
14.2.4. Radarsat-1 --
14.2.5. Weather Satellites --
ch. 15 Satellite Data Products --
15.0. Introduction --
15.1. Data Reception, Transmission and Processing --
15.2. Remote Sensing Data --
15.2.1. Digital Data --
15.2.2. Tape Format --
15.2.3. Data Products --
ch. 16 Image Interpretation and Digital Image Processing --
16.0. Introduction --
16.1. Image Interpretation --
16.1.1. Interpretation Procedure --
16.1.2. Image Characteristics --
16.1.3. Image Interpretation Strategies --
16.1.4. Photomorphic Analysis --
16.1.5. Image Interpretation Keys --
16.1.6. Equipment for Image Interpretation --
16.2. Digital Image Processing (DIP) --
16.2.1. Image Rectification and Restoration --
16.2.2. Image Enhancement --
16.2.3. Image Transformation --
16.2.4. Image Classification --
16.2.5. Classification Accuracy Assessment --
16.2.6. Data Merging and GIS Integration --
16.3. False Colour Images Used in Interpretation --
16.3.1. True Colour Image --
16.3.2. False Colour Image --
16.3.3. Panchromatic Image --
16.3.4. Multispectral Image --
16.3.5. Colour Composite Image --
ch. 17 Application of Remote Sensing --
17.0. Introduction --
17.1. More about The Application of Remote Sensing Data --
17.2. Land Use and Land Cover Mapping --
17.3. Ground Water Mapping --
17.4. Disaster Management --
SECTION V GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM --
ch. 18 Geographic Information System --
18.0. Introduction --
18.1. Definition of GIS --
18.2. Components of GIS --
18.3. Understanding the GIS --
ch. 19 GIS Data --
19.0. Introduction --
19.1. Input Data and Sources --
19.2. Data Acquisition --
19.2.1. Data from Satellite Remote Sensing --
19.2.2. Data from Existing Maps --
19.2.3. Data from Photogrammetry --
19.2.4. Data from Field Surveying --
19.2.5. Data from GPS --
19.2.6. Data from Internet/World Wide Web (WWW) --
19.2.7. Attribute Data Tagging --
19.3. Layer Concept of Data Storage in GIS --
19.4. Data Verification and Editing --
19.5. Georeferencing of GIS Data --
19.6. Spatial Data Errors --
19.7. Spatial Data Models and Structure --
19.8. GIS Database and Database Management System --
19.9. Topology --
19.10. Types of Output Products --
19.11. Spatial Data Analysis --
ch. 20 GIS Application --
20.0. Introduction --
20.1. Problem Identification --
20.2. Designing a Data Model --
20.3. Project Management --
20.4. Identifying Implementation Problem --
20.5. Selecting an Appropriate GIS Software --
20.6. Project Evaluation --
20.7. Case Studies --
20.7.1. Site Suitability for Urban Planning --
20.7.2. Road Accident Analysis --
SECTION VI GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM --
ch. 21 Introduction and Basic Concepts --
21.0. Introduction --
21.1. What is Unique About GPS? --
21.2. Advantages of GPS over Traditional Surveying --
21.3. Limitations of GPS Based Surveying --
21.4. GPS a New Utility --
ch. 22 Satellite Ranging --
22.0. Introduction --
22.1. Principles of GPS Working --
22.1.1. Satellite Ranging --
22.1.2. Measuring Distance from a Satellite --
22.1.3. Atomic Clock and Determination of Position --
ch. 23 GPS Components --
23.0. Introduction --
23.1. Space Segment --
23.1.1. Satellite Identification --
23.1.2. Satellite Signals --
23.2. Control Segment --
23.2.1. Master Control Station --
23.2.2. Monitor Stations --
23.2.3. Ground Antennas --
23.3. User Segment --
ch. 24 GPS Receivers for Surveying --
24.0. Introduction --
24.1. GPS Receivers and its Features --
24.1.1. Surveying Receivers --
24.1.2. Receivers by Method of Operation --
24.2. GPS Errors --
ch. 25 GPS Surveying --
25.0. Introduction --
25.1. GPS Navigation and GPS Surveying --
25.2. GPS Surveying Techniques --
25.2.1. Rapid-static GPS Surveying --
25.2.2. Stop-and-Go GPS Surveying --
25.2.3. Kinematic GPS Surveying --
25.3. Real-time GPS Surveying and Mapping Techniques --
25.3.1. DGPS Technique --
25.3.2. RTK-GPS Technique.
Responsibility: A M Chandra.

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