Technical Invited Talk on Geographic Information System
On 18/03/2019, the students of s4 and s6 civil had an informative class on the Geographic information system. The class started at 10.00am and was completed by 11.00am. The class was conducted by Dr. Abin Varghese. The speaker covered the topics related to different Geographic information system, its origin, evolution and its application in different fields. Also we were made aware of the different navigational satellite systems (GNSS) like GPS, GLONASS, Compass etc.From this class, for the first time we understood that GPS is the first global navigational satellite system and it was developed by the US Department of Defense for military purposes.From this class we came to know that India too had a GNSS named IRNSS (Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System) and its on development. Thus all the information regarding Remote sensing and its various applications in Civil Engineering were made clear. Around 70 students of second and third year civil engineering students attended the program.
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