Manav Rachna University installs GNSS receiver in collaboration with ISRO

Manav Rachna University (MRU) has installed a Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) receiver on its campus. The installation was done in collaboration with the National Atmospheric Research Laboratory (NARL) of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). 

According to the official press release, the installation of the GNSS receiver at the university is part of the NARL north-south chain of receivers used for studies on weather, climate, space weather, and planetary ionospheres. 

The event was facilitated by a team of NARL-ISRO scientists including, the head of the ionosphere and space physics group at NARL, Nirvikar Dashora and scientist-engineer, Himanshu S Sethi.  

As per the institute, scientists from NARL ISRO delivered a talk on GNSS receivers, aiming to encourage the faculty to engage in multidisciplinary research in the domains of atmospheric and space research.