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A CB-29-2019-3: Webinar: Crop Monitoring and Assessment using Remote Sensing and GIS (4 Weeks)
Webinar: Crop Monitoring and Assessment using Remote Sensing and GIS (4 Weeks)
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Completion Date:
2020 Q2
Cumulative Delay:
304 days (1 modifications)
Original Completion Date:
Aug. 31, 2019
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Krishna Prasad Vadrevu
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2019-09-07 03:10:24 UTC
shadmin | 2019-10-04 13:10:47 UTC

Delayed. The webinar on crop monitoring and assessment using RS and GIS will be conducted in Q2 2020. | 2020-04-20 17:48:06 UTC

April 2020 Update: It was planned to conduct four webinars on Crop Monitoring and Assessment using Remote Sensing and GIS during the month of April 2020. However due to COVID-19-induced nation-wide lockdown in India, ISRO has postponed these webinars. New dates will be worked out in consultation with speakers. Retaining the Q2 2020 deadline for now. | 2020-06-17 21:56:42 UTC

Regarding Subdeliverable: CB-29-2019-3: Webinar: Crop Monitoring and Assessment using Remote Sensing and GIS, ISRO conducted the webinar May 19-June 9, 2020 with approximately 5,000 participants. | 2020-07-15 02:41:11 UTC


Summary of the CEOS WGCapD webinar on Remote Sensing in Crop Monitoring and Assessment

Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), ISRO conducted a Webinar series lectures on "Remote Sensing in Crop Monitoring and Assessment" under Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS) , WGCapD-Distance Education Course during 19 May – 09 June, 2020. The course was coordinated by Dr. Suresh Kumar, Group Head Agriculture & Soils Department under the supervision and guidance by Dr. Prakash Chauhan, Director, IIRS. Dr. Harish Karnatak, Head, GITDL and his team provided distance education technical support in conducting the webinar lectures smoothly. A brief detail of these lectures and faculty are given below:


L1: 19 May, 2020 on Remote Sensing Basis of Crop Monitoring

Dr. K. R. Manjunath, Assoc. Director (Agriculture), EDPO-ISRO Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), India


L2: 26 May, 2020 on SAR Applications in Rice Mapping

Dr. Thuy Le Toan, Head, Remote Sensing Centre for the Study of the Biosphere from Space CESBio (CNES- CNRS), University of Toulouse, France

L3: 04 June, 2020 on GEOGLAM: Global Agricultural Monitoring

Ian Jarvis, Programme Director GEOGLAM, GEO Secretariat, Geneva, Switzerland


Dr. Andy Nelson, Professor and GEOGLAM Capacity Development Co-Lead, ITC - Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation of the University of Twente. Enschede, the Netherlands


L4: 09 June, 2020 on Operational Use of Remote Sensing in Crop Assessment

Dr. S. S. Ray, Director, Mahalanobis National Crop Forecast Centre (MNCFC), Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare, Govt. of India, New Delhi


The lecture duration was one and half hour followed by questions session. The lectures provided very comprehensive information on the topics that was highly appreciated by the course participants in their feedback. There were 1633 participants qualified to award for the certificate of attendance out of 3600 participants attended the course.

2019-09-07 03:10:24 UTC
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2020-07-15 02:41:32 UTC