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At GREL we are conducting both core theoretical and applied RS and GIS research. Current research themes are:

GIScience

  • Geospatial data modeling
  • Geospatial data structures and algorithms
  • Semantics and Ontologies
  • Dimension independent GIS
  • Land Information Systems and Digital Cadastre
  • 3D city modeling
  • GIS Education 
  • FOSS4G
  • Location based services LBS
  • Positioning and GNSS
  • GIS development and customization
  • Spatial decision support systems
  • HPC for geospatial computing
  • Web and mobile GIS 

Remote Sensing & Photogrammetry

  • Spaceborne SAR for studying oceans
  • Ocean surface currents estimation
  • Repeat-pass InSAR for landslides and land surface subsidence
  • Hyperspectral and Multispectral remote sensing for studying vegetation
  • Mapping minerals distribution and composition
  • Monitoring vegetation health status 
  • Crop type mapping and phenology cycles
  • Forest above-ground biomas (AGB) estimation using optical and SAR imagery
  • Paleochannel detection
  • 3D stereo modeling
  • Flood inundation mapping

Inter-disciplinary research

  • Environment and Atmospheric Science
  • Disaster response and early warning systems
  • Agro-Informatics

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Faculty Positions Open: GREL is actively on the lookout for qualified PhD faculty in GISc, GIS Applications, and related fields. If you are interested to apply to be part of this vibrant faculty, contact Dr. Sajid Ghuffar.


Workshop on Python for Scientific Calculation, Spatial Data Handling, and Remote Sensing: A workshop on Python for Scientific Calculation, Spatial Data Handling, and Remote Sensing will be held at GREL, IST-Islamabad on 3rd, 4th, 6th, and 7th Feb., 2020 (4 days). This workshop will be conducted by guest instructor Dr. Muhammad Toqeer from Dept. of Earth Sciences, Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad. For more details and registration information, click here.


Workshop on Hydro-Climate Modeling and Analysis Techniques. A workshop on Hydro-Climate Modeling and Analysis Techniques will held at GREL IST-Islamabad from 10th - 13th February, 2020. Deadline extended to 24th January 2020: For more etails and registration information please click here.


 

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Latest@GREL



Admissions Open


 

Faculty Positions Open: GREL is actively on the lookout for qualified PhD faculty in GISc, GIS Applications, and related fields. If you are interested to apply to be part of this vibrant faculty, contact Dr. Sajid Ghuffar.


Workshop on Python for Scientific Calculation, Spatial Data Handling, and Remote Sensing: A workshop on Python for Scientific Calculation, Spatial Data Handling, and Remote Sensing will be held at GREL, IST-Islamabad on 3rd, 4th, 6th, and 7th Feb., 2020 (4 days). This workshop will be conducted by guest instructor Dr. Muhammad Toqeer from Dept. of Earth Sciences, Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad. For more details and registration information, click here.


Workshop on Hydro-Climate Modeling and Analysis Techniques. A workshop on Hydro-Climate Modeling and Analysis Techniques will held at GREL IST-Islamabad from 10th - 13th February, 2020. Deadline extended to 24th January 2020: For more etails and registration information please click here.


 

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