ISRO, through its centre the Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, is offering a free online course called “Remote Sensing and Digital Image Analysis”. The course will cover the basic principles of remote sensing. The course will be conducted online from 22 August to 16. September 2022, and interested participants may register either through their respective institutes or also go for individual registration. Those who successfully complete the course will also receive certificates.
What the ISRO Free Online Course Will Cover?
Some of the topics that will be covered as part of the course are as follows:
- Basic principles of remote sensing.
- Earth observation sensors and platforms.
- Spectral signature of different land cover features.
- Image interpretation.
- Thermal and microwave remote sensing.
- Digital image processing: Basic concepts of rectification and registration, enhancement, classification and accuracy assessment techniques.
Course study materials like lecture slides pdf, video recorded lectures, open source software and handouts of demonstrations will be made available through e-class. Video lectures will also be uploaded in the IIRS llearning management system.
Who Can Take the ISRO Free Online Course?
The course would be most suited for the following participants:
- Undergraduate and postgraduate students of any year.
- Technical, scientific staff of central, state government, faculty or researchers at university or institutions.
Other Important Details of the Course
The program can received live through the e-class platform of IIRS-ISRO or using IIRS youtube channel using internet connectivity. No specific hardware or software is required. The content of the sessions will be available offline after 24 hours in the e-class portal. The hardware required to take the course is desktop computer with web camera microphone and output speaker or laptop with microphone camera and output speaker or large display screen, projector or TV.
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