The Indian Institute of Remote Sensing Applications (IIRS) and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) are together organizing an Online Summer School on Usefulness of Remote Sensing & GIS for Environmental Studies from July 26 to 30, 2021.
Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS) under Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Department of Space, Govt. of India is a premier Training and Educational Institute set up for developing trained professionals in the field of Remote Sensing, Geoinformatics and GNSS Technology for Natural Resources, Environmental, and Disaster Management.
The course is intended to engage secondary and higher secondary students to create awareness about Remote Sensing Technology & its use for the study of mother planet Earth and its environment through informative lectures and demonstration. Remote sensing and GIS technology are potential tools to understand the vast environment.
Exposing the knowledge of satellite data utilization via GIS and image processing software in environmental science has great scope as it would help the students to understand the importance of remote sensing and then in career decision making.
Who can Apply?
Indian school students of 10th, 11th and 12th standard can apply online.
How to Apply?
Interested candidates can apply online by clicking here. Every day, there shall be two online lectures of 45 minutes each: one at 1000 hrs and another at 1200 hrs. Every day, there will be a quiz based on two lectures delivered. A certificate will be awarded if the total score of the quiz is at least 55%.. The last date to register is July 20, 2021.
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