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IIT Roorkee launches free online course on GNSS

Jun 2021 | No Comment

IIT Roorkee is launching a free online course on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) and Applications on the NPTEL platform, as reported by a tech website. The 4 weeks long course is going to provide a basic understanding about digital elevation models (DEMs) and their application in Civil Engineering and Earth Sciences.

Participants will be given insights into various DEMs, their source, generation techniques, derivatives, errors and limitations.

The course will be headed by Dr. Arun K. Saraf, who is currently working as a professor in the Department of Earth Sciences at IIT, Roorkee. He teaches courses on remote sensing, digital image processing, geographic information systems (GIS), advanced GIS, geomorphology, and other related topics to undergraduate as well as postgraduate students of Geological Technology and Applied Geology. He has a PhD in Remote Sensing from the University of Dundee, United Kingdom.

The course is open to everyone, who has a basic knowledge on GIS and remote sensing, it is most suited for:

  • Current undergraduate and postgraduate students of engineering
  • Postgraduate science students
  • PhD students and researchers
  • Faculty

The courses will begin on 26th July 2021 and will end on 20th August 2021. The registrations are currently open till 2nd August 2021 and can be done through SWAYAM platform.

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