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Course Postgraduate
Semester Electives
Subject Code ESG666
Subject Title Satellite based positioning and LiDAR Remote Sensing

Syllabus

Development of global surveying techniques, positioning and navigation with satellites, Reference systems: coordinate systems, time systems, satellite orbits: orbit description, orbit determination, orbit dissemination, satellite signalsGPS – reference systems, GPS services, GPS segments, GPS signal structure,  GLONASS - reference systems, GLONASS segments, GLONASS signal structure,  Galileo - reference systems, Galileo services, Galileo segments, Galileo signal structure, IRNSS - signals, services and segments, satellite based augmentation systems (SBAS) - GAGAN, WAAS, EGNOS, MSAS applications.
 

Introduction to LiDAR, LIDAR system components, characteristics of LIDAR data, LIDAR remote sensing platforms-airborne platforms, spaceborne platforms, ground-based platforms, bathymetric mapping systems, registration of LIDAR data,LIDAR filtering, DTM generation, point cloud processing, building extraction, forestry- LIDAR and forests, measuring forests with LIDAR, basic forest metrics, 3D urban modelling, mobile LIDAR mapping, fusion with other sensors

Text Books

1.Introduction to GPS: The Global Positioning System, by Ahmed El-Rabbany, ARTECH House.

2.Understanding GPS: Principles and Applications by Elliott D.Kaplan, Artech House, 2005.

3.GPS: Theory, Algorithms and Applications by GuochangXu,Artech House, 2009.

4.Topographic Laser Ranging and Scanning, Principles and Processing, Shan, J. and C. Toth, Taylor & Francis, 2nd edition. 2018.

5.LiDAR Remote Sensing and Applications Pinliang and Qi Chen 2018 CRC Press

References