ISRO Free Online Course

ISRO Invites Applications for Free Online Course on Remote Sensing and Geographical Information System

ISRO is offering a free online course on remote sensing and geographical information system applications in natural resource management

ISRO is currently accepting applications for a free online course on remote sensing and geographical information system applications in natural resource management, which will be completed in 12 days. The course, which is being conducted by ISRO centre the Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), will cover the use of remote sensing and geographical information system applications in agriculture and soil, forestry and ecology, geoscience and geo-hazards, marine and atmospheric sciences, urban and regional studies and water resources.

The course can be taken by undergraduate and postgraduate students of any year, as well as technical or scientific staff of central, or state government, as well as faculty, and researchers at universities or institutions. Participants who attain 70 percent attendance and 40 percent passing marks will be given ISRO certificates as well. The course will be conducted from 8 to 26 November 2021. The program is being sponsored by the Indian Space Research Organization, Department of Space, Government of India.

What the ISRO Free Online Course on Remote Sensing and Geographical Information System Will Cover

The following topics will be covered as part of the ISRO free online course on remote sensing and geographical information system:

  • Applications of remote sensing and other geospatial technologies in natural resources management, as well as development and governance.
  • Remote sensing and GIS applications for crop resource assessment and monitoring.
  • Remote sensing and geographical information system for Coastal Zone Management.
  • Remote sensing applications for geological studies.
  • Space-enabled products and services for disaster management: Indian initiatives.
  • Remote sensing and geographical information system applications in Urban and Regional planning.
  • Remote sensing application to atmospheric and marine environment.
  • Remote sensing and geographical information system applications in forestry and ecology, water resources management and soil resource management.
  • Geospatial Technology for climate change studies.

How to Apply for the ISRO Free Online Course?

Interested and eligible candidates will have to submit applications on the official website. Participants can register using the Individual registration option if their institute is not registered under the IIRS Outreach network by entering the Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, Dehradun as the nodal center. Course study materials like lecture slides, video-recorded lectures, open source software and handouts of demonstrations will be made available through e-class.

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