Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific
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How to apply?
Applications are invited from candidates in countries of Asia and the Pacific region for the 19th P.G. Course in RS and GIS. All the candidates need to be sponsored by recognized institutions. Sponsoring institutions should ensure that on return, the scholar will be given an opportunity to work in a development oriented activity in the area of newly acquired knowledge and skills. The execution of a one year project work in their respective countries is the beginning of this process and it is assumed that sponsoring authority will facilitate one year research project in the home country. However, the Centre will provide long disastance technical guidance. A limited number of short nad one year duration fellowhips may be available to meritorious participants to complete Phase-II Research Project work in India.
RS and GIS course at a glance
Phase-I of RS and GIS Course is divided into two Semesters. Semester I of 4 months duration and consists of Module-I covering RS, image interpretations and analysis, Photogrammetry, GPS, GIS, advance DIP, RS and GIS and environmental assessment and monitoring. Semester-II is of 5 months duration and consists of two modules, module-II of 2 months focuses on application of RS and GIS in thematic disciplines namely Agriculture and Soil, Forest Ecosystem Assessment and Managment, Geosciences and Geohazards, Marine and Atmospheric Science, Water Resources, Urban and Regional Studies, Satellite Image Analysis and Photogrammetry and Geoinformatics. In module-III of 3 months duration each scholar has to formulate and execute a Pilot Project under the guidance of the faculty.