IIITM-K to host one day NRSC-ISRO workshop on Bhuvan

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Tvm: The National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC), a constituent of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is conducting a one-day workshop to highlight the functionalities and utilities of Bhuvan, the Indian equivalent of Google Earth, for students and working professionals in and around Trivandrum. The programme is scheduled at the Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management – Kerala (IIITM-K) in the Technopark Campus in Trivandrum on March 19, 2012 from 9 am to 5 pm.

Bhuvan is an ambitious project of ISRO to take Indian images and thematic information in multiple spatial resolutions to people through a web portal, through easy access to information on basic natural resources in the geospatial domain. Bhuvan showcases Indian images by the superimposition of these IRS satellite imageries on 3D globe. Bhuvan is an initiative to showcase the distinctiveness of Indian imaging capabilities including the thematic information derived from such imagery which could be of vital importance to common man with a focus on Indian region.

National Remote Sensing Center (NRSC) is located at Hyderabad with five regional remote sensing centres located at Bengaluru, Nagpur, Kolkata & Jodhpur and is responsible for acquisition  planning,  data reception, processing and dissemination of satellite data from various Indian and foreign satellites, carrying out aerial surveys and extending large scale mapping services cartographic mapping and digital data services to the civilian sector, providing geospatial solutions to various user agencies and extending services to set up ground stations and processing facilities. NRSC also conducts outreach through the training, workshops, student projects and promotional activities related to remote sensing applications at regional and national level.

Participation is free, but requires an online registration that is available under announcements section at iiitmk.ac.in

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