Photo Gallery

photo gallery


Troy Faculty member assists female high school student obtain water at breakfast prior to Geo Day opening session 
Troy Program director addresses students in opening session of Geo Day 2019 in auditorium 
Female students examine items in Geo Day backpack presented to each high school student 
High school students walk across Troy campus to Geo Day session locations 
Professional answers the question “What is LIDAR?” in a Geo Day session with a 3-D laser scanner on display 
Professional discusses surveying with an electronic/optical instrument used for surveying and building construction on display during a Geo Day session 
Fixed wing drone with camera on display at a Geo Day session 
Troy University geomatics student leads high school student to a Geo Day session 
Multirotor drone on display at a Geo Day session 
Professional explains “How does GPS work?” at a Geo Day session 
Program director calls on students to answer questions for prizes in Geo Day closing session 
High school student raises his hand to answer questions during Geo Day closing session 



students look at drones 
ALDOT van at GeoDay 2020 
Geo Day 2020 opening session  
Geo Point thank you 
Geo Day 2020 Photo Booth  
Geo Day 2020 workshop 
Geo Day 2020 Participants 


Geo Day 2022 Drone Photo

Geo Day 2022 Attendees

The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) took a photo of all the Geo Day students and sponsors. The globe in the center signifies what geospatial careers are all about - geographical location. 

Opening Session with Dr. Ramroop

Geo Day Opening Session 

In the Geo Day opening session, Dr. Ramroop sets the stage for what the students will learn about geospatial careers and why they want to pursue them. 

Drone Demo

Drone Demo

Students were able to experience a brand new ALDOT drone take off vertically and flip to fly. 

UAS Command Trailer

A look inside ALDOT

ALDOT brought both their UAS command trailer and their Mobile Scanning Truck for students to visit during one of the Geo Day workshops. 

ASPLS Professionals

Professionals Interact with Students 

The Alabama Society of Professional Land Surveyors (ASPLS) as well as professionals representing private companies interacted with students during workshops. 

 Geo Day backpacks

Backpacks provided by SAM inc.

Special thanks to our sponsor company Surveying and Mapping, LLC (SAM) who provided backpacks for the students as a memento of Geo Day 2022.

Department Workshop

Mapping Your Future 

One of the high school teachers said, “I wish I were young again” so she could be involved in this exciting career field. "We were really impressed by the large turnout," said Geospatial Informatics Department Chair Dr. Xutong Niu. "These students now have the information and a "map" to get the training & education they need to enter the 


2023 Backpacks

Students Receive a Backpack 

When students arrived they received a backpack full of snacks, souvenirs and information before attending the opening session. 

ALDOT van 2023

ALDOT Demonstrates Drones

The Alabama Department of Transportation brought their Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) team with their drones to demonstrate.  They also gave students a tour of their Mobile Mapping Truck. 

Geo Day 2023 Speakers

Students Hear from Troy Graduates 

Workshops were conducted by geospatial professionals some of whom are Troy graduates. They explained how they use their degrees they earned at Troy University.  

SLAM Technology

Latest Geospatial Technology Demonstrated  

Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM) technology was demonstrated by a professional who volunteered her time to inspire students to pursue geospatial careers. 

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