Introduction to Remote Sensing and its Application in Natural Hazard” was held on December 13-15, 2017 at BUET-Japan Institute of Disaster Prevention and Urban Safety (BUET-JIDPUS), organized by BUET-JIDPUS. Md. Shahinoor Rahman, Assistant Professor (On leave), BUET-JIDPUS, who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. on Earth System and Geoinformation Science at George Mason University, USA conducted the course.
The training course was attended by participations from different fields, including faculty members from DU, DUET, BUP, MIST, IUB, BAU, BUET as well as professionals from RAJUK and IWFM. With 12 sessions and 10 computer exercises, participants learned the use of remote sensing software and multi-temporal images for change detection in natural hazards.
The training program ended with a closing ceremony held on 15 December, 2017 at BUET-JIDPUS. Prof. Dr. Farida Nilufar, Dean, Faculty of Architecture and Planning, was present as the chief guest of the ceremony. Prof. Dr. M.A. Ansary, Founder Director of BUET-JIDPUS, was also present. During their speech, the guests appreciated the training course and addressed the importance of remote sensing technologies in the context of Bangladesh. The ceremony concluded by distributing the certificates among the participants.