Courses Catalogue

Applied Remote Sensing And Gis

ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Environmental Management, Bsc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Natural and Applied Sciences
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Required Readings



1.      Burrough, P & McDonnell, R (1998) Principles of Geographical Information Systems. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

2.      Heywood, I., Cornelius, S & Carver, S (2011) An Introduction to Geographical Information Systems. 4 th Edition. Pearson/Prentice Hall.

3.      Longley, P. (2011). Geographic information systems and science. Wiley.


4.      Allan, A.L. 2004. Maths for Map Makers. 2nd Ed. Whittles Publishing, Caithness.

5.      Allan, A.L. 2007. Principles of geospatial surveying, Whittles Publishing Ltd, Caithness.

6.      Atkinson, P.M & Tate, N.J (1999) Advances in remote sensing and GIS analysis. John Wiley, Chichester.

7.      Bernhardsen, T., 1992. Geographic Information Systems. Viak. Norway.

8.      Bonham-Carter, G.F. 2002. Geographic information systems for geoscientists : modelling with GIS Pergamon/Elsevier, Amsterdam.

9.      Brimicombe, A (2003) GIS, environmental modelling and engineering. Taylor & Francis, London.

10.  Chrisman, N 2002. Exploring Geographic Information Systems. 2nd edition. Wiley, Chichester.

11.  Clarke, K,C 2001. Getting started with Geographic Information Systems. 3rd edition. Prentice Hall, New Jersey.

12.  Dale, P. 2005. Introduction to mathematical techniques used in GIS. CRC Press.

13.  DeMers, M.N (2005) Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems. 3rd edition. Wiley, Chichester.

14.  Demers, M.N. 2009. Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems. 4 th ed. John Wiley and Sons, Ltd.,Chichester.

15.  Dikau, R. and Saurer, H. 1999. GIS for earth surface systems : analysis and modelling of the natural environment. Gebruder Borntrager Berlin, Stuttgart.

16.  Fischer, M., Sholten, H., and Unwin, D., (eds.), 1995. Spatial analytical perspectives on GIS. Taylor and Francis.

17.  Fotheringham, S., and Rogerson, P., 1994. Spatial analysis and GIS. Taylor and Francis.

18.  Halls, P., McClean, C. & Newton-Cross, G (2006) GIS for ecologists and environmental scientists. Wiley, Chichester.

19.  Iliffe, J.C. 2008. Datums and Map Projections for Remote Sensing, GIS and Surveying. 2 nd ed. Whittles Publishing, Caithness.