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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM (GIS)

The postgraduate programme in Geographic Information System (GIS) focuses on the integration of hardware, software for capturing, managing, manipulating, analysing, and displaying all forms of geographically referenced information (spatial) data and the utilisation of a GIS that reveals relationships. This field covers GIS concepts including spatial data structures, data sources and transfer methods, projections and coordinate systems, georeferencing, metadata, supporting software, global positioning systems, the acquisition and compilation of data from maps, field surveys, aerial photographs and satellite images, the integration of remote sensing and GIS, as well as fundamental and advanced spatial analysis techniques such as overlay, extraction, and interpolation, etc. The area of research also covers integration of satellite technology and GIS for various multi-disciplinary earth observation applications in disaster modeling, environmental applications, marine and coastal applications, natural resources and urban development applications.


List of Experts

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Abdul Rashid Mohamed Shariff
Dr. Ahmad Fikri Abdullah
Dr. Aimrun Wayayok
Dr. Md Rowshon Kamal
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Helmi Zulhaidi Mohd Shafri
Prof. Dato’ Dr. Shattri Mansor
Prof. Dr. Biswajeet Pradhan
Dr. Zed Diyana Zulkafli

Updated:: 19/12/2017 [s_suriani]

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FACULTY OF ENGINEERING
Universiti Putra Malaysia
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Selangor Darul Ehsan
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