As part of the world GIS Day 2020 celebration, Sambus Geospatial donated a Trimble Catalyst GNSS to the Remote Sensing and Geographic information Systems (RS/GIS) Lab under the Geography Department of University of Ghana, as a way of improving the quality of practical GIS being taught in the Department. This activity took place on the Tuesday 17th of November 2020.
The Trimble Catalyst is a digital Antenna that allows high quality GNSS signals and satellite corrections to be passed to the Catalyst app running on Android smartphone or tablet. The meeting was moderated by Prof. Alex Owusu Barimah, a Senior Lecturer from the Department. Amidst this event, was the head of the geography department, other supporting senior lecturers, teaching assistants and students from the department. Forging ahead, the device was presented by the business development manager of Sambus Geospatial to head of Geography Department, Prof Martin Oteng Ababio. The intended purpose of the digital Antenna is to improve the data collection exercises GIS students would be undertaking.
To sum up, the meeting was concluded with a vote of thanks from Prof. Alex Owusu Barimah.