Remote Sensing

Remote Sensing - used for input to GIS Surveying •...

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Remote Sensing images from space and the air are major source of geographical data remote sensing includes techniques for data acquisition and processing anywhere on the globe at low cost, consistent update potential many image analysis systems contain sophisticated analytical functions interpreted data from a remote sensing system can be merged with other data layers in a GIS Photogrammetry using aerial photographs and techniques for making accurate measurements from them, photogrammetry is the source of most data on topography (ground surface elevations)
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Unformatted text preview: used for input to GIS Surveying • provides high quality data on positions of land boundaries, buildings, etc. Geodesy • source of high accuracy positional control for GIS Statistics • many models built using GIS are statistical in nature, many statistical techniques used for analysis • statistics is important in understanding issues of error and uncertainty in GIS data Operations Research • many applications of GIS require use of optimizing techniques for decision-making...
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course GEB 1011 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Broward College.

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