AG40003: Gis Principles And Applications
|Course name||Gis Principles And Applications|
|Offered by||Agricultural & Food Engineering|
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Syllabus[edit | edit source]
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GIS: Definition, importance, contributing disciplines, major areas of practical application. Map and Map Analysis: Types, characteristics and scale, use of maps, automated and computer assisted cartography, comparison between maps and GIS. Raster GIS: Data model, creating raster, cell values, map layers, examples of raster GIS, local operations, operations on neighborhood, extended neighborhood, and zones. Vector GIS: Data model, database creation, adding attributes, example analysis using vector GIS, Query, reclassify, merge and dissolve operations, comparison between raster and vector GIS. General Coordinate System: Cartesian, polar and global coordinate systems. Map Projections and Transformation: Distortion properties, geometric analogy and UTM, scaling, rotation and complex transformations. Discrete Georeferencing: Introduction and issues. Spatial Database Development: Fundamental database elements, database design, and procedure for vector database design. Spatial Analysis in Vector GIS: Buffering, overlaying, merge, update, clipping. Accuracy and Errors: Sources and classification of errors, accuracy standards. GIS Software: Features of different available software (Arc/Info, ArcView, IDRISI, GRASS, etc) Application of GIS: irrigation planning, soil loss estimation, watershed mangement and hydrological modeling.