Prof. Carlos Pascual, the Director of the Kush Institute for Space Technology and the Dean of the Faculty of Geoinformatics at FU Sudan presented a poster entitled Potential Applications of Radar Altimetry on Water Resources Management in the Nile River of Sudan and attended the 20 Years of Progress in Radar Altimetry Symposium held at Venice, Italy on 24-27 September 2012.

Such symposium was held every 3 years as a continuing effort on the exhibition of the application of radar altimetry and future developments, as well as the applications of satellite remote sensing, modeling, calibration/validation of radar altimetry data, and GIS for the environment. The symposium was attended by about 1500 scientists/engineers, researchers, academicians, and planners coming...
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Prof. Pascual presented a poster during the UN/Japan Nano-satellite Symposium in Nagoya, Japan

Prof. Carlos Pascual, the Director of the Kush Institute for Space Technology at FU Sudan presented a poster entitled Strengthening Space Technology Applications Future University Sudan and attended the 4th UN/Japan Nano-Satellite Symposium in Nagoya, Japan on 10-13 October 2012. Such symposium was jointly sponsored by the United Nations Office of Outer Space Agency (UN-OOSA) and the University...
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Professor Ide Ari of the Kyoto University, Japan conducted a lecture visit on digital imaging on cultural heritage at Future University (FU) on 20-23 April 2012.

Professor Ide Ari of the Kyoto University, Japan conducted a lecture visit on digital imaging on cultural heritage at Future University (FU) on 20-23 April 2012. Such lecture visit was attended by senior faculty and staff of FU Sudan as well as top level officials from various ministries, universities, museum, library, and agencies involved in cultural heritage mapping of Sudan. Thus, a...
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An international training course in application of Remote Sensing in Agriculture and Forestry in collaboration with the Canada Centre for Remote Sensing (CCRS)

An international training course in application of Remote Sensing in Agriculture and Forestry in collaboration with the Canada Centre for Remote Sensing (CCRS) was conducted at the GIS/RS Lab. Of FU Sudan on 26 January to 1 February 2012. Such training was conducted by Dr. Abdelbadir Abuelgasim, a Research Scientist from CCRS. Such training was attended by various staff of government and private...
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Mr. Ahmed Almakki, Teaching Assistant and Lab. Supervisor of GIS Lab finished his Masters degree in Software Engineering and Management

Mr. Ahmed Almakki, Teaching Assistant and Lab. Supervisor of GIS Lab finished his Masters degree in Software Engineering and Management at Chalmers| Göteborg Universities, Göteborg, Sweden. His Master thesis entitled Agile Software Methods and Usability in Software Engineering Practice. The thesis presents the results of a qualitative research with participants from project management,...
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Ms. Antje Kupper, Project Director from GAFAG, Germany visited FU Sudan in August 2012.

Ms. Antje Kupper, Project Director from GAFAG, Germany visited FU Sudan in August 2012. She requested a training proposal on the application of GIS and remote sensing for their project staff in Darfur. She visited the GIS/RS Lab and discussed the terms and reference of the training proposal. Such proposal was developed by the staff of the FoGIS and submitted to Ms. Antje in August 2012.
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Ms. Afraa M. Eltahir and Mr. Hosham M. Jalal attended a training in land degradation and natural habitat conservation assessment

Ms. Afraa M. Eltahir and Mr. Hosham M. Jalal attended a training in land degradation and natural habitat conservation assessment at the Higher Council for Environment and Natural Resources, Khartoum, Sudan, from 14th to 16th November 2012. Such training was conducted as part of the African Monitoring of the Environment for Sustainable Development (AMESD) for IGAD region using metrological data.
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Dr. Ernst Loeffler from Germany conducted a lecture

Dr. Ernst Loeffler from Germany conducted a lecture on his GIS/remote sensing applications on soil mapping delineation project in Darfur at the GIS Lab of the Future University (FU) on 24 April 2012. Such lecture was attended by faculty staff and GIS students of FU...
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MS. Afraa Mohammed Eltahir Lecturer finished her master degree in GIS and remote sensing at Sudan Academy of Science.

Her master research is: Groundwater Exploration Using Satellite Remote Sensing and GIS in North Darfur State, Abstract: Due to the aridity and ecological fragility of northern Darfur region severely restricts therearing of stock except camels and some desert sheep’s. The exploration of new locations ofpossible groundwater recharge and accumulation is required to augment the limited...
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