Geosciences is one of the sub division established under Remote Sensing and GIS division of NE-SAC in 2000 to crater the need of the region by using core Geological knowledge in combination with Remote Sensing and latest Geological and Geophysical technology. It provides professional training to state departments dealing with earth sciences applications, such as mineral exploration, engineering geological survey and mapping for tunnels and dams, road network alignment, GNSS Surveying and groundwater exploration etc. The prime focus of the division and center as a whole was to provide Remote Sensing inputs and supports to various organizations in North Eastern states. However, now in a decade of its existence, the division has built expertise in different aspect of geology and is involved in intense research and development activities in the region. The division is equipped with latest Remote Sensing Image processing software, high ends workstations and various GIS and Geological modelling packages. The state of the art facility includes high-end field based spectro-radiometers, dual frequency GNSS system for campaign mode surveys, Permanent IRNSS stations (in procurement) for continuous monitoring and vast collections of SAR and Optical Remote Sensing data for various geological applications. The Division has successfully executed numbers of research and operational projects in different fields of geological sciences. The division has skilled and experienced faculty and also provides hands on training and short courses on RS & GIS and GNSS applications in Geosciences. NE-SAC has been conduction Basic course in RS & GIS since 2015 where the geosciences division actively participates to deliver the most needed in Geosciences and Disaster Management Support. It also provides 6 months to 1 year dissertation support to university students to carry their M.Tech/ research work under the joint supervision of one of the Scientist from NE-SAC. It has also completed no. of user specific projects on payment basis to various state departments. The thrust areas of research include: Landslides Susceptibility Mapping, Rainfall Threshold for Landslides Occurrences, Environmental Hazards, Mines Mapping, Ground Water Mapping, Active Tectonic and Crustal Deformation, Earthquake Precursors, SAR interferometry, hyperspectral and thermal image analysis.

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