The center provides instant satellite imagery processing and sales services for both academic and application needs. Education, disaster analysis and industrial uses are among the application of the imagery. The center also promotes cooperation and collaboration between the academia and the industry. The center is keen to contemporary disaster interpretation and their analysis with satellite images as well.
Equipment for sediment grain size analysis, petro-physical properties analysis, estuarine and coastal monitoring system, satellite positioning systems, general landscape measuring, aerial photo image data, and numerical topographic analysis system are well provided and maintained in the department.
Meteorological measuring instruments for teaching purposes, remote sensing meteorological observation system, fax system of radio weather map, and Japan synchronous meteorological satellite image receiving system are equipped.
Hydrology laboratory mainly focuses on water quality and water analysis.
With Macintosh as interface, Final Cut Pro, Aperture and other static and dynamic image software are built in an imagery and data processing module for research and teaching.
The Computer Lab provides 25 personal computers with various professional software, including mainly ARCVIEW, ARCGIS, MAPINFO, COREL DRAW, PHOTOSHOP and PCI Remote sensing software.
The GIS Center offers ESRI and GIS software. They help to process satellite images, numerical analysis of aerial systems, etc. Large storage facilities and image output devices are also available for use to support research and teaching.