Aims and Scope


Areas of interest include, but are not necessarily limited to:

  1. Remote Sensing and GIS Technology Image and Signal Processing for:
  • Optical, Radar, Lidar image preprocessing /processing techniques
  • Image enhancement, image restoration, machine Intelligence, data fusion, etc.
  • Image understanding: Pattern recognition, classification techniques, object and change detection, content-based retrieval of images


  1. Remote Sensing and GIS Applications in:
  • Geology: Geomorphology — Structure — Hydrogeology — Mineralogy
  • Engineering Geology
  • Space Archaeology
  • Agriculture: Soil Science –Crop condition assessment- Crop identification – Crop yield estimation- Precision Agriculture- Irrigation management- Agro-environment - Plant diseases, Plant protection, Food Security
  • Urban Planning: Highway Layouts – construction materials inventory – site investigations – Engineering soil mapping – regional inventories – corridor surveys -Mapping Problematic soils
  • Hydrology : water resources - dam site location – flood control structures
  • Environment: Land Degradation- Disasters - Desertification
  • Marine and atmospheric applications
  • Geomatics: surveying and mapping -Digital photogrammetry- Image Fusion – Visualization-LIDAR-Hyperspectral-RADAR-Change detection-Feature extraction-thermal remote sensing
  • Hazards : Flash floods- Sand Dunes Encroachment
  • Geographic Information Systems Applications
  • Developing and Applications of Digital Land Resources Databases


  1. Space Sciences including (but not limited to):
  • Guidance, navigation, dynamics and control
  • Space environment, structure and thermal control
  • Space software and on-board computers
  • Space communications and ground stations
  • Electric power and electronics
  • Space optics
  • Space mission and strategic missile studies.