Research methods & design for geographical information systems and remote sensing

The course presents and offers practical training in methodological approaches relevant to the field of Geographical Information Systems as well as Remote Sensing. The course will begin with an exploration of issues of general relevance to empirical investigation in the field and an overview of research methods.

Participants will use these theoretical underpinnings to begin to critically review literature relevant to their field or interests and determine how research findings are useful in forming their understanding of their work, social, local and global environment.

Intended Audience:

Academics, researchers, planners, geologists, engineers, geographers and surveyors, students

Duration: Five days

Batch Size: Maximum number of participants 25

Venue: Arthur C Clarke Institute for Modern Technologies

Course topics will include the following:

  • Seminar in GIS research methods
  • Seminar in Remote Sensing research methods
  • Experimental Designs of research
  • Critically Critiquing Research Reports
  • Identify and assess ethical issues related to research on human behaviour


Certificate will be awarded on “Successful Completion” of Continuous professional development course.

Inquiries & Applications to be sent to

Ms. Aruni Dissanayake
Space Application Division
Arthur C Clarke Institute for Modern Technologies
Tel: 0112651566