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GIS and Remote Sensing in Land Cover, Land Change Analysis Course

June 18 @ 9:00 am - June 22 @ 5:00 pm

$1100

Event: GIS and Remote Sensing in Land Cover, Land Change Analysis Course

Venue: Indepth Research Services, Nairobi, Kenya.

Event Date 18th – 22nd May 2018                   

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INTRODUCTION

Land use and land cover change has become a central component in current strategies for managing natural resources and monitoring environmental changes. The advancement in the concept of vegetation mapping has greatly increased research on land use land cover change thus providing an accurate evaluation of the spread and health of the world’s forest, grassland, and agricultural resources has become an important priority. Viewing the Earth from space is now crucial to the understanding of the influence of man’s activities on his natural resource base over time

Participants will therefore acquire hands-on skills in use of Geographic Information System (GIS) and Remote Sensing as a tool to capture, store, analyze, manage, and visualize land cover/use change and analysis.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Government workers in land departments, Students, agriculturist, urban and rural planners, environmentalist, professionals working in forest department, professionals working in disaster risk management and humanitarian, M&E expert, Data analyst engineers, Public health practitioners, epidemiologists, exposure scientists, quantitative health geographers, risk assessors, teachers among others.

COURSE DURATION

5 days

TRAINING OBJECTIVES

  • To introduce general and advanced GIS and Remote Sensing in land use/ cover changes.
  • To expose participants to Digital Image Processing with more emphasis on classification.
  • To demonstrate case study of a selected regions using remote sensing software.
  • To develop a sound basis for understanding the operation of GIS and Remote Sensing in Land use/cover change

TOPICS TO BE COVERED

  • Introduction to GIS and Remote Sensing in land use/cover change
  • GIS data sources, data collection and integration techniques for DRM
  • Pre-processing land cover land use image
  • Land use/cover classification
  • Assessment of land use land cover
  • Online Publishing of maps and GIS output

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PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B.11th June 2018

Send proof of payment to outreach@indepthresearch.org

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For any registration of 3 or more participants, we offer a discount of up to 25%.

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For further inquiries email outreach@indepthresearch.org or contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817,

+254 731240802

 

 

ACCOMMODATION

Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email: outreach@indepthresearch.org.

Mob: +254 715 077 817

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Details

Start:
June 18 @ 9:00 am
End:
June 22 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
$1100
Event Category:
Website:
http://indepthresearch.org/

Venue

Indepth Research Services
104289
Nairobi, Nairobi 00101 Kenya
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Phone:
+254 715 077 817
Website:
www.indepthresearch.org
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