18th IIRS Outreach Programme on "Basics of Remote Sensing, Geographical Information System and Global Navigation Satellite System" started at SCE, Dehradun

Department of Civil Engineering proudly announced commencement of 18th IIRS Outreach Programme on “Basics of Remote Sensing, Geographical Information System and Global Navigation Satellite System” on 22nd August 2016. SCE is now officially listed institutional participant for the EDUSAT Based Distance Learning Programme.

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has a vibrant Earth Observation (EO) programme with many satellite missions launched during past 40 years. The Indian Remote Sensing Satellite (IRS) series of satellites provide space based information for monitoring and management of natural resources and Disaster Management Support under the aegis of National Natural Resource Management System (NNRMS). The Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS) is a premier

Institute of ISRO which is engaged in training, education and capacity building on use of geospatial technology for natural resources monitoring and disaster management since last five decades. The institute has so far conducted '17 Satellite/ Internet based Outreach Programmes, benefitting more than 30,500 participants from around 390 Indian universities/institutions/user departments/user ministries in India.

This online course of 12-weeks duration with 4/5 lectures per week is a unique opportunity to learn the basics of RS, GIS & GNSS and their applications by devoting one-and-half-hour each day at the place of stay of the participant. IIRS/ISRO will provide credentials to receive this programme online. The successful participants will be awarded certificate From IIRS/ISRO. The course is being offered to 3rd year and 4th year students from the department of Civil Engineering.

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