Pune University BE IT Geo Informatics Systems Question Papers

Pune University BE IT Geo Informatics Systems Question Papers


(Elective – IV) (Sem. – II)

Time :3 Hours]                                                                                              [Max. Marks :100

Instructions to the candidates:-

1)            Answers to the two sections should be written in separate answer books.

2)           From section – I answer Q.1 or Q.2, Q.3 or Q.4, Q.5 or Q.6 and from Section – IIanswer Q.7 or Q.8, Q.9 or Q.10, Q.11 or Q.12.

3)           Neat diagrams must be drawn wherever necessary.

4)           Figures to the right indicate full marks.


QI) a) What are the basic characteristics of a digital image?                                          [2]

b)        What is an image registration?                                                                          [4]

c)         What are the elements of visual interpretation of the satellite images? Explain the importance of each element in brief                                                      [12]


Q2) a) What are the different image corrections which are required before data analysis and extraction of information from the image? Explain in brief. [12]

b) What is image enhancement? Explain in brief.                                                 [6]



Draw a block diagram of remote sensing process and explain it in




What is IRS? What are the applications of IRS?





What is microwave remote sensing? Explain in brief.



Answer the following :

i) In the context of remote sensing what is a band?


ii) What is an active and passive remote sensing?


iii) What is a satellite swath?



Define GIS. What are the components of GIS? What is the concept of layers in GIS?     [6]

What is a map projection? What is conic map projection? Explain with the help of a neat diagram.                                                                                                                        [2 + 8]


Answer the following :

i)              What is a map?                                                                                          [I]

ii)           What is a large scale map and a small scale map?                              [3]

iii)         What is the way in which a map scale is represented?                      [2]

iv)         What is map legend?                                                                               [2] Write a short note on all types of cylindrical map projections.                                                             [8]


What are the various ways and means to collect new data for a GIS application? Explain in brief                                                                                                                               [8]

Elaborate various reason for the data errors in GIS.                                    [8]


What is Data cleaning process in GIS? Explain in brief                             [8]

What are map to map and image to map transformations? Explain in brief.            [8]

What is point, line and polygon in the context of GIS? Explain with suitable example.   [6]

What is the raster data representation in GIS? Explain in brief. [6]

What is buffering and overlay? Explain with the context of vector data analysis.  [6]


What is vector data representation in GIS? Explain in brief.                     [6]

What are the types of queries in GIS? Explain in brief.                              [6]

What are neighborhood operations and zonal operations in the context of raster data? Explain with the context of raster data analysis. [6]

QII) a) What is the role of GIS in urban management? Explain in brief. [8]

b) Take an application of transport network planning and explain how GIS can be useful for that.                                                                                                                       [8]


Q12) a) What is the role of GIS in municipal management? Explain in brief. [8]

b) Take an application of enhancing mobile telecommunication and explain how GIS can be useful for that.

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