About Workshop

Space Applications Centre, Ahmedabad announces the 2nd Science Workshop on NISAR to be held during 19-20 November 2015. The workshop will focus on identification and involvement of state and national organizations, academic and research institutions for effective utilization of NISAR data. A team of scientists from NASA / USA will also participate in the workshop.

The workshop invites various government departments, agencies and PSUs, who are already using or planning to use SAR data to support their management or decision making needs, to share their experiences and discuss their requirements of multi-frequency airborne/ space-borne SAR data, in the workshop. The workshop also invites academic & research institutions, individuals or groups involved in development of SAR based applications, calibration/ validation of SAR data, software or tool development for SAR data processing and analysis to showcase their application studies on any of the topics identified for the workshop.

Registration for the workshop is mandatory and is FREE. Send the filled registration form through email at [email protected] The last date of registration for the workshop is 20 October 2015.

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Kindly note that participants are expected to arrange fund for travel and accommodation on their own. Accommodation in SAC and other govt. guest houses in Ahmedabad has been reserved during 18-21 November 2015 for limited non-ISRO outstation participants based on first come - first serve basis. Remaining participants and ISRO participants are advised to stay in Hotels near the venue. For assistance in hotel booking, participants can contact the Organizing Committee. Details of few hotels with negotiated rates for the workshop will appear in the website, shortly.

The first NISAR Science Workshop was held during 17-18 November 2014 at Space Applications Centre (ISRO), Ahmedabad with the primary objectives of informing Indian scientific community about NISAR mission; exploring new applications of dual-frequency SAR data; and searching for collaborative opportunities in SAR applications. The workshop was attended by over 380 participants representing various institutions spreading across India.