The  technique of photographing the Earth's surface or features of its atmosphere or hydrosphere with cameras mounted on aircraft, rockets, or Earth-orbiting satellites and other spacecraft is known as Aerial photography. Several applications of Aerial photography includes cartography (particularly in photogrammetric surveys, which are often the basis for topographic maps), land-use planning, archaeology, movie production, environmental studies, power line inspection, surveillance, commercial advertising, conveyancing, and artistic projects etc.

Remote sensing is the process of detecting and monitoring the physical characteristics of an object, area or phenomenon by measuring its reflected and emitted radiation without being in physical contact with it. The applications of remote sensing include land-use mapping, weather forecasting, environmental study, natural hazards study, and resource exploration etc. In this course students will learn the fundamentals and the applications of remote sensing in various fields.

The course focuses on ocean-atmospheric interactions, different climatic conditions, and causes, marine mineral resources, etc.

This course will enable the students to know about the various disasters and their management techniques.