RS & GIS  Objectives

 

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Objectives

 

The major objectives for pursuing Remote Sensing and GIS applications programme are summarised below:

 

Contribution to Socio-Economic Development

 

SUPARCO aims to contribute to the socio-economic development of the country by:

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Demonstrating the potential of space technologies for natural resources surveying and environment monitoring

 

Executing applications projects

 

Transfering technology to users

 

Creating Awareness

 

Workshops, seminars, symposia, training courses and World Space Week activities are organized to create awareness among decision makers, general public and youth of the potentials of space technology and its applications.

 

Undertaking R & D Activities

 

R & D activity holds vital importance in any developmental process. For this purpose, SUPARCO is working towards:

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Operationalising the uses of RS/GIS in different disciplines in the country

 

Switching over to computerized environment in land administration through development & implementation of cadastral mapping on operational basis

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Operationalising GIS for revenue records in rural and urban areas

 

Exploring spectral regions in RS data  for different applications

 

Automated mapping / interpretation

 

Snow modelling

 

Imparting RS-GIS Training

 

In order to build capacity to use RS/GIS & related products, SUPARCO regularly conducts training courses for outside users as well as its own scientists and engineers on

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Remote sensing

 

Geographic Information System

 

Specialized thematic training to serve user's specific needs

 

Higher studies leading to MS/PhD in different disciplines of RS-GIS

 

 

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