MS Remote Sensing and GIScience open, application deadline 7/Aug/2015. for details click here

(11-5-15) GREL is organizing a knowledge-sharing workshop regarding Forest Above-Ground Biomass Estimation using Remote Sensing (specifically SAR data), on 13-14th May, 2015, at IST. This is part of an internationally funded research under ICIMOD Servir-Himalaya program, with Dr. Waqas A. Qazi as PI and Mr. Mirza Muhammad Waqar as Co-I. Workshop schedule is available here.

(5-3-15) Spring 2015 semester has started, and GREL faculty is offering 3 brand new couses in this semester: Data Analysis for the Earth Sciences, Image Classification Methods, Atmoshperic Remote Sensing. Details about courses here

(20-1-15) GREL faculty has submitted a research proposal to Pakistan-USA Science & Technology Cooperation Program to study the ocean surface circulation and physical oceanography features of the Arabian Sea using multi-instrument remote sensing. The research team from GREL-IST for this proposal is Dr. Waqas Qazi as PI and Dr. Farrukh Chishtie as Co-I.

(16-11-14) We welcome Dr. Sajid Ghuffar in the GREL team. His major research interests are photogrammetry, lidar, and computer vision.

(16-9-14) Dr. Waqas Qazi has been awarded a research grant from International Foundation for Science (IFS) under its Individual Research Approach program to study ocean upwelling in the Arabian Sea and Pakistan coast using SAR.