Art. 1 – The CENTRE FOR REMOTE SENSING, hereinafter referred to as the acronym CSR, constitutes a laboratory for research, teaching and extension under the auspices of the Department of Cartography of the Institute of Geosciences of the Federal University of Minas Gerais.
Art. 2 – The CSR will be ruled by this regulation, in accordance with the Statutes and General Regulations of this University.
INSTITUTION AND ITS PURPOSES
Art. 3 – The objectives of the CSR-IGC are:
Develop research and applications of Environmental Modeling, Remote Sensing, Cartography and Geoprocessing in studies on environmental resources, territorial planning; public policies and other related areas;
Develop and improve techniques and technologies in Environmental Modeling, Remote Sensing, Cartography and Geoprocessing;
Support the diffusion of technologies and applications of Environmental Modeling, Remote Sensing, Cartography and Geoprocessing through participation in undergraduate, postgraduate and university extension courses and in encouraging the development of cooperative, interinstitutional and multidisciplinary projects;
Develop and execute teaching, research and extension projects.
Art. 4 – Access to the CSR is public, whether for an individual or a legal entity, as long as it has its project (work plan) approved by the CSR Board of Directors.
Art. 5 – Three categories of projects developed in whole or in part in the CSR are defined:
§ 1 – Research projects must emphasize their scientific link with the areas of Environmental Modeling, Remote Sensing, Cartography and/or Geoprocessing and their relevance.
§ 2 – Extension projects will be governed by Resolution No. 10/95 of the University Council and Resolution No. 01/96 of the IGC, subject to specific legislation.
§ 3 – The teaching projects aim at the training and qualification of personnel in the areas of Environmental Modeling, Remote Sensing, Cartography and Geoprocessing, and must be presented by educational institutions, units or departments that have in their programs disciplines similar to the areas referred to above. Every teaching project must be assisted by a supervisor or responsible teacher.
§ 4 – Research, teaching or extension projects presented on behalf of the CSR and approved as such by the Board of Directors and Congregation of the Unit, will be considered institutional projects.
§ 5 – Before being submitted to the financing agent, all projects that require totally or partially physical or personal CSR infrastructure must be evaluated by the Board of Directors as to their feasibility.
Art. 6 – All projects submitted to the CSR must fall into at least one of the three categories treated in Art. 5 and must contain the following elements in their structure:
Description of activities and methodology employed;
Responsibility for the execution of each activity and institutions involved;
Personnel involved specific advisor and technician to carry out the project at the CSR);
Budget and sources of funds, execution and disbursement schedule;
Forecast of occupancy of equipment, materials and personnel of the CSR necessary for the execution of the project;
Art. 7 – The projects sent to the CSR will be evaluated, approved and prioritized by the Board of Directors according to the CSR’s service capacity.
Sole Paragraph – The CSR may bear all or part of the costs of projects, provided that it has resources available for that, upon approval by the Board of Directors.
Art. 8 – The use of equipment, software, personnel and materials allocated in the CSR for specific projects is a priority of these projects, according to their respective execution schedules.
Sole Paragraph – At the end of a project, the equipment and resources allocated in the CSR will be incorporated into its collection.
Art. 9 – The results of projects carried out in the CSR must mention, in the reports, articles and other publications, which were developed in the CSR or, when applicable, with the support of the latter.