NESAC is located at Umiam (Barapani) about 20 km from Shillong, Meghalaya State. The nearest railway station is Guwahati, about 80km from NESAC. The nearest airports are Shillong about 16 Km and Guwahati about 100 km from NESAC. City is famous for its picturesque landscape and pleasant climate. Places of tourist importance like Shillong, Cherapunjee, Dwaki, Mawsynram etc. are located in the vicinity of Shillong.
It is the Introductory course to Remote sensing and its applications in basic Water Resources. It focuses on understanding of Remote sensing techniques (using both earth observation and Navigational satellites data) to study recent advances in Water Resources .
The course consists of the series of lectures followed by handson/practical in the second half and includes basic remote sensing and GIS and remote sensing applications in Water Resources. The course is designed with a view to provide participants an understanding of the scientific concepts associated with remote sensing and its applications to various water resources problems. The participants will also gain knowledge and ability to process, analyze and apply the remote sensing data to number of water resources studies
The course would be of one week duration from November 25-29, 2019. The course would have a blend of lecture on above topics, expert lectures, case studies, demonstrations and hands on exercises.
The following topics will be covered:
1. Fundamentals of remote sensing
2. Common remote sensing platform and sensors
3. Fundamentals of GIS and GPS