Organization profile

Organisation profile

Geomatics comprises the science and technology of gathering, analyzing, interpreting, distributing, and utilizing geospatial (Earth-based) information. At National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), the research and teaching activities in the Department of Geomatics evolve around the subjects of, but not limited to, geodesy, surveying, mapping, kinematic positioning, vehicle navigation, cartography, photogrammetry, remote sensing (RS), geographical information system (GIS), and global navigation satellite system (GNSS). Each or a combination of these subjects have important connection to our daily life. For example, the combination of GIS and GNSS facilitates transportation means and greatly improves marine and land navigation.  The Department of Geomatics at NCKU has distinguished history and tradition of excellences in teaching, research, and services. The department has always encouraged collaboration between academic research and local industry to promote hands-on learning experience to its students. As a result, there is a great demand for the department's graduates in the marketplace of geomatics engineering in general; furthermore, the demand has been growing at a healthy rate in recent years. There have been more than one thousand graduates from the department since its establishment in 1978. Most of the graduates are currently holding positions in government branches or private companies related to surveying, mapping, photogrammetry, remote sensing, construction, transportation, and GIS, etc. The Department of Geomatics at NCKU offers BSc, MSc and PhD degrees to Taiwanese students, and MSc and PhD degrees to international students. Geomatics education will open a door to very challenging, interesting, and special career prospects for you.

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  • A hybrid kriging/land-use regression model with Asian culture-specific sources to assess NO2 spatial-temporal variations

    Chen, T. H., Hsu, Y. C., Zeng, Y. T., Candice Lung, S. C., Su, H. J., Chao, H. J. & Wu, C. D., 2020 Apr, In : Environmental Pollution. 259, 113875.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Student theses

    3D Building Model Retrieval System Using Airborne LiDAR Point Clouds

    Author: 俊元, 陳., 2015 Aug 27

    Supervisor: Lin, C. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

    Accuracy Assessment of 3D Mapping by Consumer Grade Spherical Cameras

    Author: 道斯, 費., 2019

    Supervisor: Rau, J. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Master's Thesis

    A Collusion-Resistant Watermarking Scheme for Digital Elevation Models

    Author: 政毅, 林., 2018 Aug 1

    Supervisor: Tsay, J. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Master's Thesis