Message from Chairman 2

The undergraduate program is a 5-year professional degree program and covers all aspects of the geospatial field including Surveying, Geodesy, Hydrographic Mapping, Satellite Positioning, Remote Sensing, Photogrammetry, Geographic Information Systems, Cartography, Cadastral Surveying and Land Management. Several other service courses are offered to our students from other Departments including Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Informatics, Geophysics, Real Estates and Land Law.

Various research activities are carried out in the Department. These include deformation and monitoring of structures, land information management, application of geospatial technology in natural resource management, disaster management, facility management, climate change, food security, water resource management, and education among many others. The Department has also directly contributing to national needs by carrying out research related to land issues such as the determination of minimum and maximum land parcel size holding in our country, upgrading of informal sectors and modernization of the existing national geodetic network among others. The members of staff have also participated and contributed in the development of the National Land Policy and the land related laws of this country as well as setting up of the Kenyan Space Agency.

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