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DT112 - The Department of Spatial Information Sciences (DSIS) @ Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), Bolton Street, Dublin 1 is the only college in Ireland where you can study Geomatics. This video explains what Geomatics encompasses - the skills and competencies you will learn and the interesting career path that potentialy awaits you once you have qualified. Visit the DSIS at www.dit.ie/geomatics for more information
Geomatics involves mapping the earths surface through satellites, aerial photography, or land surveying; for applications such as GPS, monitoring deforestation and melting ice in the artic, and finding potential archaeological sites.
The course has a strong emphasis mathematics, science, computers, and geography. The course includes project and on-site field work during all of the years. Maths requirement for the course has changed from OB3 to OD3.
Careers or Further Progression...
Career offers a combination of both outdoor and laboratory work. The career has many specialised fields of activity including land surveying, cartography, engineering and mine surveying, the use of satellites for positioning, and the production of computerised maps.
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