Demonstration of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

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Dr Hiromichi Fukui (Director) and Dr Satoru Sugita (Researcher) of International Digital Earth Applied Science Research Center (IDEAS), Chubu Institute for Advanced Studies, Chubu University from Japan, gave a presentation on and demonstration of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) at ICIMOD premises. 

It was attended by ICIMOD colleagues, officials from Nepal Army, Karkhana, and faculty members from Institute of Engineering, Pulchowk Campus of Tribhuvan University. 

Dr Fukui and Dr Sugita shared their experiences in using UAV at their institute and highlighted the new avenues it has opened for remote sensing application, particularly for rapid response mapping during disaster.