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UENR Visits Geomatic Engineering

Wed 21 Nov 2018

On Thursday, 15th November 2018 students from the Department of Geographic Science, University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) visited the Department of Geomatic Engineering in Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) for a one day field trip.

Field Work
Setting up the automatic level instrument

The training was carried out for students offering Diploma course in Geoinformation Science to familiarize themselves with survey equipment and practices. They were introduced to an array of instruments including automatic levels, total station, theodolite, compass, Phantom 4 Pro Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), Hi-target Real Time Kinematic (RTK) amongst others.

Automatic Level
Mr. Benjamin Adu demonstrating the use of theodolite 

The students were also introduced to some photogrammetry equipment such as the Parallax Bar, stereoscope and A8 Autograph Hands-on practical training on Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing (RS) software were also carried out.