Natural hazards (flash floods, land subsidence, Tsunami, Sand dune movements), and
Vector borne disease.
Land use planning
Monitor the land use and land cover changes,
Studies on soil suitability for crops,
Analysis of the land capability,
Studies on agricultural sustainable development,
Monitoring of land degradation and desertification, and
Studies on sand dune movements.
Studies of development indicators and environmental sensitivity of cities and sustainable indicators,
Design of roads, pathways and networks with least environmental cost,
Develop qualitative and quantitative models for site selection of renewable energy (Solar and wind),
Studies for decision support systems for urban development, and
Studies of dynamic changes of urban settlements.
NARSS has been established in 1991 as a General Authority for Remote Sensing belongs to the Ministry of State for Scientific Research.
NARSS was then organizationally restructured in 1994; following the Presidential Decree No. 261 for 1992, as a National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Sciences belongs to the Ministry of Scientific Research.