Alberta Terrestrial Imaging Centre

                     ATIC looks at the Earth - from up-close, and from afar…

ATIC’s world-class expertise in Earth Observation Research & Development is focused on:

  • Solutions to environmental and natural resource management issues
    • agriculture
    • forestry
    • energy / oil sands
    • wetlands
    • water resources
    • disasters / disturbance 
      • e.g. fires, floods, storms, crop/forest damage
    • northern ecosystems
    • mountains
    • rangeland
  • New developments in:
    • software
    • hardware
    • sensors
    • methodologies and workflows
  • State-of-the-art imaging technologies, e.g.:
    • satellites
    • airplanes
    • drones [a.k.a. Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS), UAV ]
    • field / laboratory / ground-based sensors
    • emphasis on: hyperspectral, lidar (ALS / TLS), multispectral, BRDF
  • Training of Highly-Qualified Personnel (HQP) as the next generation of geospatial experts
    • PDF, Ph.D., M.Sc., B.Sc. programs
    • Remote Sensing Degree Programs
    • GIS, Computer Science