ONE YEAR POST-GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN GIS & REMOTE SENSING LAWS

 

SEMESTER 1:-

 
1.1.1 - General Principles of Law
Module I:

Introduction, Meaning and Definition, Fundamentals of RS-Electromagnetic energy and remote sensing-Sensors, platforms and RS data acquisition systems-Multispectral, hyper spectral and thermal sensors-Radiometric aspects of remote sensing data-Geometric aspects of remote sensing data-Image enhancement and visualization-Image interpretation and classification-Microwave thermal remote sensing-Radar & Laser altimetry R.S as source of Information, R.S Properties and Importance, Fields of Application of R.S, Ethical Consideration, Revival of ASPRS Code of Ethics, Emerging Issues, Human vision and Multispectral R.S, Spatial Data; Mapping Policy and Remote Sensing Laws;

Module II:

Indian Constitution, Salient Features, Fundamental Rights and Duties, Relevant Provisions relating to Space Law;

Module III:

Law of Contract Nature, Scope and Definition of Contract, Essentials of a Contract, Classification of Contracts, Breach of Contract, Discharge of Contract, Remedies in Contract Law

Module IV:

Law of Torts –Meaning and Essentials of Tort, Liability, Judicial and Non-Judicial Remedies, Defences, Negligence, Types of Damages;

Module V:

Criminal Law – Definition, nature and scope of criminal law, Essentials, Defences, Offences relating to person and property;

Module VI:

Civil and Criminal Procedure Code- (Relevant Sections);

Module VII:

Evidence Act -(Relevant Sections);

Module VIII:

Property Law -(Relevant Sections);

Module XI:

Public International Law - Introduction to International Law - Definition, Nature, Scope and Development of International Law, Sources of International Law, Subjects of International Law, Relation between International Law and Municipal Law Domestic Application of International Law in India.

1.1.2. Remote Sensing Technology and Law
Module I:

Introduction, Meaning and Definition, Fundamentals of RS-Electromagnetic energy and remote sensing-Sensors, platforms and RS data acquisition systems-Multispectral, hyper spectral and thermal sensors-Radiometric aspects of remote sensing data-Geometric aspects of remote sensing data-Image enhancement and visualization-Image interpretation and classification-Microwave thermal remote sensing-Radar & Laser altimetry R.S as source of Information, R.S Properties and Importance, Fields of Application of R.S, Ethical Consideration, Revival of ASPRS Code of Ethics, Emerging Issues, Human vision and Multispectral R.S, Spatial Data; Mapping Policy and Remote Sensing Laws;

Module II:

Legal Issues, Reasonable expectation of Privacy, Curtilage and Open fields, Filtering, Commercial Information Market, Direct criminal activity, Digital Ortho-Photography and LIDAR, FLIRs (Forward Looking Infrared Thermal Scanning), Basics of Remote Sensing and Geospatial Data, The regulation of Remote Sensing by Satellites (including meteorological services), Relevant technical aspects of remote sensing by satellite and various remote sensing satellite systems, United Nations and legal principles governing remote sensing satellites, agreements/arrangements and data policies relating to the collection of remote sensing data, its processing and distribution etc.-Distribution of Data Policy

Module III:

Legal issues pertaining to EO (Earth Observation)-Data policy for private enterprise includes concept of licensing, (whether to license certain activities or licensing certain entities to undertake certain activities), Good Conduct, Financial Responsibility, Obligatory Insurance or Reimbursement, Operational Know-how, Technical competence certification, Minimum safety requirement, Whether to respect nationals or territories in a consonance to international obligations, Dispute Resolutions and whether it would be a criminal breach of national law to operate such a satellite system without license, Case Study; The Role of PPP in GIS and Remote Sensing Technology.

1.1.3. GIS Technology and Law
Module I:

Introduction-Theory of GIS-Geographic information and spatial data types-Hardware and software; GIS; Steps of spatial data handling-Database management systems-Spatial referencing-Data quality, measures of location errors on maps-Satellite-based positioning-Spatial data input, data preparation-Point data transformation-Analytical GIS capabilities; retrieval and classification;

Module II:

overlay functions-Neighborhood operations; network analysis; error propagation-Data visualization-Geo-information system and analysis-Raster data base design-GIS Vector based data structure/design-Data based creation for urban area analysis-Urban information system for resources and integrated developing planning-Urban modeling-GIS application case studies-Grid cell Data Processing-Principle of grid cell date processing,-Rasterizing point, line and polygons-Selection of grid cell size and effect on data quality-Raster versus Vector Advantages and disadvantages

Module III:

The Legal Regime, Function of law in society; Information as a Legal and Economic Entity - Quantity, Property rights, Public goods, Value of information, Information as evidence; Liability-Contract liability, Negligence, Strict product liability; Liability Scenarios, Errors in represented location, Representations of error-free data,;

Module IV:

Unintended and inappropriate uses; Access and Ownership-Privacy and Confidentiality, Open Records Laws, Freedom of Information Act, Copyright, Conflict of laws; Others-PAPA: Privacy, Accuracy, Property, Accessibility, GIS and Digital Data, GIS Data as Evidence, Information Systems; Legal Issues and Case Study

Course Coordinator

  
  Prof.V.Balakista Reddy
  Professor
  ph : +9140 – 23498104
  Email :balakista@gmail.com  
 

Administrative Contact

 

Ms. K. Madhuri
Assistant Registrar
Ph : +9140 – 23498402
Email : ddeadmissions@nalsar.ac.in

Ms. G. Usha Devi
Junior Assistant
Ph : +9140 – 23498404
Email : nalsarpro@nalsar.ac.in

Mr. B. Vijay Kumar
Record Assistant
Ph : +9140 – 23498404
Email : nalsarpro@nalsar.ac.in

Postal Address

NALSAR Proximate Education

Directorate of Distance Education
NALSAR University of Law
Justice City, Shameerpet, Medchal District,
Hyderabad - 500101, Telangana, India.
Ph : +9140 – 23498404;Fax: +91 40 23498403

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