Faculty members attend ISRS Remote Sensing Day


Aligarh : Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) faculty members paid tributes to the pioneer of the Indian Space Program, Dr Vikram Sarabhai by attending the online ‘National Remote Sensing Day’ observations of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing (ISRS), Dehradun.

Prof Qazi Mazhar Ali (Dean, Faculty of Science and Secretary, ISRS Aligarh Chapter), Prof Akram Javed (Treasurar, ISRS Aligarh Chapter), Dr Haris Hasan Khan (Chairman, Interdisciplinary Department of Remote Sensing and GIS Applications, AMU), other ISRS life members and guest faculties discussed human space missions, advancement in remote sensing technology, innovations in space technology, navigational payloads and their role in societal applications and research at spatial and temporal scales.

Speaking on the vision of Dr Vikram Sarabhai on the use of remote sensing applications, Prof Qazi Mazhar Ali pointed out that Indian remote sensing programme has come a long way as the increasing use of satellite data research by the remote sensing community is helping massively in research at spatial and temporal scales and for demonstrating applications in natural resource management such as grasslands, wetlands, forestry, urban planning, coastal monitoring, and disaster monitoring and its mitigation.

Faculty members attended the live programme at the Office of the Dean, Faculty of Science while strictly observing the physical distancing measures.


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