institute of remote sensing Anna University

infrastructure facilities

Institute of Remote Sensing has the following laboratories.

  • • Surveying Laboratory
  • • Remote Sensing Interpretation Laboratory
  • • Photogrammetry Lab-I
  • • Photogrammetry Lab-II
  • • GIS and Image Processing Lab
  • • Electronic Surveying Lab
  • • Student Research Lab
  • • R & D Project Lab-I
  • • R & D Project Lab-II
  • • R & D Project Lab-III

    The following labs have been newly created recently

  • • Digital Photogrammetry Lab
  • • Microwave Remote Sensing Lab
  • • GPS Processing Lab

All the above laboratories are having modern equipments and latest software to carryout the R & D Projects

LIBRARY

The IRS library has a large collection of textbooks, technical reports, project reports and journals. A total of 770 textbooks on various disciplines of Remote Sensing, GIS, GPS, Photogrammetry and Surveying are available for the use of staff and students. The library has also 730 technical reports from various Central and State Government Departments.

DATA BANK

IRS is having a Data Bank housed in the Third floor of IRS Main Building. The data bank consists of archival of the following data products.

    Satellite Data

  • • Photographic Data
  • • Satellite data of different sensors are available
  • • Multi Spectral Scanner False Colour Composite MSS (FCC)
  • • Thematic mapper (FCC) data
  • • IRS-1A, 1B, 1C & 1D LISS II & LISS III FCC data and diapositives
  • • SPOT FCC
  • • Resources sat - LISS IV FCC
  • • Cartosat -1 FCC
  • • Digital data
  • • IRS 1C / ID, LISS III and PAN FCC
  • • IRS 1D LISS III + PAN
  • • Resource Sat LISS IV
  • • Carto Sat -1
  • • Risat -1 SAR, IKONOS, QUICK BIRD, OCM data

    Aerial photographs

  • • Aerial photograph for the selected areas of Tamil Nadu on different scales 1:20,000, 1:25,000 and 1:50,000, 1: 60,000
  • • Topographical Maps
  • • Survey of India Topo maps of scales 1:250,000, 1:50,000 for entire state
  • • Survey of India Topo maps at a scale of 1:25,000 for selected areas
  • • District and Taluk maps
  • • District and Taluk maps on different scales 1:250,000 and 1:50,000 and Cadastral map on 1:5,000 scale available for selected areas.