Objectives

To collect and collate data, to conduct studies, and to co-ordinate promote and guide Research, planning and development activities on land use and environment Management by utilizing optimally the various available techniques.

To co-ordinate the work relating to use and development of land and its resources, undertaken by the various Governmental and non-governmental organizations, to provide advice to the user agencies and to disseminate all available information on land, its resources and utilization.

To co-ordinate the work relating to use and development of land and its resources, undertaken by the various Governmental and non-governmental organizations, to provide advice to the user agencies and to disseminate all available information on land, its resources and utilization.

To co-operate and collaborate with other State, National and international level institutions in the field of Remote Sensing Technique and its applications to undertake inventory, evaluation and monitoring of the natural resources of the country and the neighboring States.

Build up a firm data base on natural resources and other related information for local and regional level by utilizing the existing data from conventional as well as by other new technological method.

Conduct training course to the officers and staff of Government department and other agencies in the application of new techniques in the field of land and Environment management.

Establish and maintain a library of books, periodicals and other documents relating to the subjects of interest to the functioning of the Centre.

Establish a computer based data storage, processing and retrieval systems in Collaboration with the national Informatics System to meet the data needs of the Planning and decision making agencies speedily.

The above mentioned objects are to be carried out with an aim of fulfilling the following for the benefit of the people at large.

  1. Agriculture/ Forestry
  2. Urban/ Rural development
  3. Coastal zone management
  4. Climatic changes
  5. Soil/ Land degradation
  6. Water resource management
  7. Disaster management
  8. Geospatial Information System Development
  9. Web Mapping

Contact Us

Address:
Director
Centre for Advanced Remote Sensing of Environmental Studies
TC 1/2080
Opp.Kalakoumudi Road
Medical College (PO)
Kumarapuram,Trivandrum 695011
Phone Number : 91 471 3057936
E:mail: info@mapcare.org