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TEC 15

GIS and Remote Sensing for Transport, Land Use, Site Planning and Landscape Planning

Hemayet Hossain and Elizabeth Morse-McNabb

As an introduction to both Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing, this article describes GIS and explains its components and applications the basic components of remote sensing such as the electromagnetic spectrum, spectral, spatial and temporal resolution are also described. An example of the use of GIS and remote sensing is presented in section two, where a new data set was developed using both disciplines.

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