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Principles of GIS and Remote Sensing, Ph.D.

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Students will:

  • work with NArFU’s receiving equipment;
  • practise thematic decryption.

The material base for this Principles of GIS and Remote Sensing programme at Northern (Arctic) Federal University:

  • Uni-Scan-36 satellite data receiving station (X-range), overview radius of the station: 3500 km;
  • “Alisa-SK” data receiving station (C-range);
  • “ELECTRO” geostationary spacecraft data receiving station;
  • HP ProLiant DL180 G6 server for processing and storing information;
  • Six HP Z-200 workstations for preliminary data processing, processing of raster and vector information and composing thematic maps;
  • Scanex Geomixer software for work with geodata on the Internet. Geoportals with unlimited number of connections are based on Geomixer;
  • ScanMagic software (network version) used for browsing and analysing images of Earth from space (5 workplaces);
  • Scanex Image Processor software (network version) for preliminary and thematic processing of satellite images and finalising the product (5 workplaces);
  • Remote Sensing database (more than 60 thousand images) continuously replenished with new data, some of which is obtained during NArFU scientific expeditions.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 1 months
  • Languages
    • English
    • Russian
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Main topics:

  • Usage of space systems in Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring of Russia
  • Centre for Remote Sensing of the Arctic
  • Space complexes of Federal Space Agency
  • Usage of space systems in EMERCOM
  • Usage of space systems in Federal Service for State Registration, Cadastre and Cartography of Russia
  • International systems of remote sensing
  • National systems of remote sensing

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Knowledge of Russian or English language at B2 level or higher.

Tuition Fee


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