NRSC Offering Special Course on Microwave Remote Sensing Applications

NRSC Offering Special Course on Microwave Remote Sensing Applications

National Remote Sensing Agency (NRSA) was established as a registered society on 2nd September 1974 by Department of Science & Technology, based on a Union Cabinet approval dated December 13, 1973. The objective of organisation being undertaking and facilitating remote sensing activities in the country. NRSA was transferred from DST to new created Department of Space in 1980 as an autonomous centre. On September 1, 2008 NRSA was converted from a autonomous organisation to a fully Government organisation under ISRO and renamed National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC).


About the Course:

The launch of the first Indian active microwave remote sensing satellite, Radar Imaging Satellite RISAT-1, has opened up new vistas for operational utilisation of microwave data for management of natural resources and Disaster management. RISAT-1 is the first indigenously developed Microwave satellite.

The main objective of this course is to enhance the knowledge of the participants towards a better understanding of the interaction of microwave with the objects on the Earth’s surface when viewed from space platform and utilization for various applications.

Course Schedule : The course is of two weeks duration from May 11 – 22, 2015.

Course Content :

The course covers Microwave Remote Sensing Technology & Applications addressing:

  • Introduction to SAR Technology
  • SAR Signal Processing
  • Interferometry
  • Advanced Polarimetry

Applications, Case studies and Tutorials in

  • Agriculture & soils
  • Forestry
  • Earth Sciences
  • Snow & Hydrology
  • Oceanography
  • Disaster Management

Training Focus : The training is essentially for developing capacity building in the use of Microwave data and its applications in various application fields. The course could help the participants to take up R&D and utilization programmes in the emerging area of frontier technologies like Polarimetry, Interferometry and Microwave applications.

Course Fee: The course tuition fee is Rs. 3,300/- for Government,Rs. 4,700/- for Private/NGOs and Rs. 2,800/- for Faculty & Research scholars from Academia. The Fee does not include Boarding and Lodging charges. Accommodation is provided for outstation participants in Guest House – II on twin sharing basis. Canteen facilities may be availed for boarding at nominal price.

How to Apply:

Please send the duly filled-in application form, with 2 stamp size photographs, sponsorship certificate duly signed by the sponsoring authority with seal, copies of degree certificate, course fee in the form of account payee Draft, drawn in favour of “Pay & Accounts Officer, NRSC” payable at Hyderabad, drawn not before 16th March, 2015. The duly filled-in form along with the above documents should reach Head, T&ED, NRSC, Balanagar, Hyderabad – 500 037, by speed post before 17th April, 2015. Application forms are also available for download at our website

Kindly provide the e-mail address, Fax No., Mobile No. The selected candidates will be communicated by e-mail/fax or by post. Right of admission reserved with NRSC

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