• Address: Off Sunyani-Fiapre Road, Ghana

About Us

Welcome to EORIC

EORIC is a research arm of the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR)-Sunyani, responsible for the acquisition of near real time satellite-based data, air-borne and in-situ data, metadata and products, automatic weather monitoring, operations and management of unmanned aerial systems, virtual regional fire monitoring and modelling, organization of training programs in the use of Earth Observation (EO) and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) techniques, collectively towards making informed decisions in the areas of water, disasters, health, energy, climate, agriculture, ecosystems and biodiversity.

Our Mission

To promote, facilitate and support the acquisition and application of geospatial technologies in interdisciplinary research and education, in areas of water, disasters, energy, climate, agriculture, ecosystems, weather, health and biodiversity.

Our Vision

To become a leading African Research Centre in the promotion and dissemination of value-added satellite and in-situ based data and information, transfer of ultra-modern affordable space science skills and technologies for meeting the needs of society.

We provide innovative Satellite Groundstaion Supports and GIS solutions in the areas of water, disasters, health, energy, climate, agriculture, ecosystems and biodiversity.

History of EORIC

The initial proposal to establish a GEONETCast station in Ghana was conceptualized during the Africa Association of Remote Sensing for the Environment Conference held in Uganda from the 22 -24th October 2009. During this conference, Dr. B.H. P Maathuis and Mr. Amos Kabo-bah of Faculty of Earth Observation and Geoinformation Sciences in the Netherlands installed a GEONETCast station for the Makere University in Kampala. Realizing the enormous benefits that such a station could have for Ghana, Mr. Kabo-bah developed a proposal for consideration to the European Space Agency via GEONETC...

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