ONE YEAR ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN GIS & REMOTE SENSING LAWS
SEMESTER - I
1.1.1. GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF LAW
MODULE I - INTRODUCTION TO LAW
Why Study Law?; Nature and Sources of Law; Meaning, Classification and Theories of Law; Sources of Law and Operative Tools; Law Reforms; Classification of Global Legal Systems; Common law and Civil law system; Religious and Customary Legal System; Legal System amongst International Institutions and countries inter se; Impact of globalisation on legal systems
MODULE II – CONSTITUTIONAL LAW AND ADMINISTRATIVE LAW
Constitution of India; Features of the Indian Constitution; Preamble of the Indian Constitution; Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles of State Policy; Fundamental Duties; Relationship between Union & State; Emergency; Amendment Provision; Fundamental Principles of Constitutional Law; Administrative Law; Definition and Nature; Relationship between Administrative Law and Constitutional Law; Classification of Administrative Action; Doctrine of Separation of Powers; Rule of Law, Principle of Natural Justice and Delegated Legislation; Administrative Discretion and its Judicial Control; Administrative Adjudication and Administrative Tribunals; Judicial Control of Administrative Action; Administrative Framework of Aviation Sector in India.
MODULE III: INDIAN JUDICIAL AND LEGAL SYSTEM
Legal Theory and Doctrine of Separation of Powers; Historical Evolution of the Indian Legal System; Functions of Judiciary and its Importance; Appointment, Transfer and Removal of Judges; Judicial Courts and Procedures; Quasi-Judicial Framework; Indian Judiciary under the Indian Constitution; Public Interest Litigation; E-Courts and Virtual Courts; Recent Landmark Judgments.
MODULE IV – DISPUTE SETTLEMENT: THE ROLE OF ADR, ODR AND PEACEFUL SETTLEMENTS OF DISPUTES
Alternate Dispute Resolution; Importance of ADR; Provisions related to ADR; Modes of ADR – Arbitration, Mediation, Conciliation and Lok Adalat; Requirement of ADR in Intellectual Property Disputes; Online Dispute Resolution; Definition and Nature;Forms of ODR; Challenges in online mediation.
MODULE V – INTERFACE BETWEEN LAW AND TECHNOLOGY
Evolution of Technology including Fourth Industrial Revolution; Pros and Cons of Fourth Industrial Revolution; Traditional and Modern New Technologies and Legal Issues; New and Emerging Technologies and its Legal Issues; NET and State Sovereignty, State Jurisdiction and State Responsibility; Implementation of NET/ NEST in India; General Legal issues in Application of Technologies; Trade, Property Rights, Law and Technology.
MODULE VI- LEGAL RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND PROJECT WRITING TECHNIQUES
Legal Research; Imperatives of research; Chapter Outline; Citing Cases; Internet Citation Formats; Footnotes.
1.1.2. REMOTE SENSING TECHNOLOGY AND LAW
MODULE-I: INTRODUCTION TO REMOTE SENSING
A Brief History of Remote Sensing What Is Remote Sensing, and Why Do It?; Process in Remote Sensing; Electromagnetic Radiation; Interactions with the Atmosphere, Characteristics of Images, Photo Interpretation, Photogrammetry, and Image Processing; Data Acquisition.
MODULE-II: REMOTE SENSING TECHNOLOGIES AND ITS APPLICATION
The Mechanism of Remote Sensing; Remote Sensors; Remote Sensing Platforms; Brief History of Aerial Imagery Platforms; Remote Sensing Platforms Today; Type of Platforms; Commercial and Small Satellites; Remote Sensing Applications; Terrestrial Applications of Remote Sensing; Understanding and Protecting Biodiversity Through Wildlife Tracking; Water Resources; Forest Resources; Optimizing Sustainable Food and Fiber Production through Remote Sensing; Using Remote Sensing for Humanitarian and Peace-Keeping Operations; Archaeology and Cultural Heritage.
MODULE-III: REMOTE SENSING APPLICATIONS
Atmospheric Applications of Remote Sensing; Public Health; Global Climate Change; Observing Coastal and Ocean Ecosystems; Spatial Analysis of Submersed Aquatic Vegetation; Remote Sensing of Coastal Bathymetry; Achieving Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture Management; Planetary and Extrasolar Observation; Satellite Remote Sensing Applications to Disaster Management.
MODULE-IV: INTERNATIONAL LAW ON REMOTE SENSING TECHNOLOGIES
International Space Law; Toward Formulation of Rules Governing Outer Space; Overview of the Regime Governing Use and Exploration of Outer Space; Specific Law for Remote Sensing; The Legal Value of the UN Remote Sensing Principles; The Scope of the UN Remote Sensing Principles; Revisit of Legal Principles Surrounding Satellite Remote Sensing in Disaster Management; National Laws and Policies; National Regulations Associated with Remote Sensing.
MODULE-V: REMOTE SENSING TECHNOLOGIES IN INDIA
Indian Remote Sensing Sensor System: Current and Future Perspective; Indian Earth Observation Programme; Evolution of the Indian Earth Observation (EO) Programme; Electro Optical Remote Sensing Sensors; Microwave Remote Sensing Sensors; Radar Based Imaging Sensors; Airborne Imaging Radar Development; Earth Observations (EO) Applications in India - A few Examples; Future Scenarios in EO systems; IRS Satellites: History, Characteristics and Applications; Characteristics of IRS Satellites; Applications of IRS satellites.
MODULE-VI: DATA POLICY, IPR, DATA RELIABILITY AND EMERGING TRENDS IN REMOTE SENSING TECHNOLOGIES
Data Policy and Verification of Accuracy and Authenticity; Data Policy Associated with Satellite Images and Derived Products; Distribution Agreements and Conditions Associated with the Use of Data; Intellectual Property Rights Associated with Satellite Images; Issues of Data Reliability: Data Authentication and Accuracy Validation; Future Challenges and Perspective of Remote Sensing Technology; Future Advances in Hardware and Software of Remote Sensing Technologies; Interdisciplinarity and Big Data.
1.1.3. GIS TECHNOLOGY AND LAW
MODULE-I: INTRODUCTION TO GIS
History of GIS; Characteristics and Definition of GIS; Components of GIS; What can we do with GIS?; GIS Technology: Advantages and Disadvantages; Geographical terms; The evolution of GIS as a discipline; Nature of Geographic Information; GIS Data Models; GIS Data Types; Data Sources; Data Input Techniques; Data Editing And Quality Assurance; Data Organization And Storage; Data Analysis.
MODULE-II: GIS TECHNOLOGIES AND APPLICATIONS
Geospatial Technologies; Technology used in GIS; GIS/Geospatial Data Formats; GIS Software; Maps; Exploring Global Change with GIS; Characteristics Of The Geographic Information Systems Application; GIS Applications and Uses in Environmental Assessment; agricultural sector; archaeology; Energy Utilization; law enforcement; Mining.
MODULE-III: EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES AND APPLICATIONS IN GIS
Introduction to Emerging Technologies; The Importance of Emerging Technology; Definition of Emerging Technologies (ET); Attributes and Characteristics of Emerging Technology; Emerging Space Technologies; Emerging Technologies and the Geospatial Landscape; Emerging technologies that could impact geospatial industry; Trends for Demand for LiDAR in Mapping Solutions worldwide.
MODULE-IV: LEGAL ISSUES OF GIS TECHNOLOGIES
Legal and Ethical Issues of Using Geospatial Technologies in Society; GIS Data Dissemination and Intellectual Property Rights; Privacy Issues in Geographic Information Technologies; Liability in the use of geographic information systems and geographic datasets; Some legal concerns with the use of crowd-sourced Geospatial Information; GeoICT Standards.
MODULE-V: GIS IN INDIA
Geospatial Policies in India and Their Implementation in Good Governance; National Spatial Data Infrastructure India (NSDI-India)—Present Status and the Future Strategies; National Data Registry (NDR) for the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI); Development of State Spatial Data Infrastructure (SSDI); Draft Geospatial Information Regulation Bill, 2016.
MODULE-VI: ISSUES AND TRENDS IN GIS TECHNOLOGIES
Implementation Issues and Strategies; Development and Trends in GIS; Some GIS Technology developments; Geographical tracking and mapping of coronavirus disease COVID-19; Multi-source 3D and AI analytics; Future market of GIS; Making Maps to Make Peace: Geospatial Technology as a Tool for UN Peacekeeping