ISRO Launches Free Online Course You Can Finish In a Week

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) through its centre the Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS) is inviting applications for a free online course on Satellite Photogrammetry and its Applications.

What is ‘Satellite Photogrammetry’?
The course aims to focus on concepts and techniques to process and analyse stereo data from space-borne sensors. A few potential users of the technique are administrators, decision-makers, engineers, city-planners, natural resource scientists.

It is scheduled from 29 June – 03 July 2020.

What will you learn?
The course will introduce the participants to:

• Photogrammetric Concepts
• Satellite Photogrammetry
• Basics of GPS
• DEM and its derivatives
• Orthoimage generation

You can get more details about the free online course by clicking here.

Do note: Participants will have access to all the relevant course study materials like lecture slides, video lectures, open-source software and handouts of demonstrations, etc. through an IIRS-shared link. Additionally, all video lectures will also be uploaded on the YouTube channel.

Important dates
The course will commence on 29 June 2020 and will go on until 3 July 2020.

Things to know:

  • There is no fee for this programme.
  • The course is designed for professionals from central or state governments, private organisations, NGOs as well as students and researchers engaged in disaster management related activities.
  • The course participants have to be duly sponsored by their university or institution and application should be forwarded through coordinators from respective organisations or centres.
  • A certificate of completion will be awarded to participants on the basis of

                   -working professionals having a minimum of 70 per cent attendance and timely submission of all assignments and
                  – 70 per cent minimum attendance for students and appearing and clearing the online examination.

  • You can access the lecture schedule here
  • All course details will be uploaded on the official website here.

In case of any query, you can send an email to – edusat@iirs.gov.in/edusat2004@gmail.com.

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