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Introductory Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Designed to provide relevant and applicable knowledge and skills in GIS for beginners, the course incorporates proven learning principles and provides insight into the tools and techniques of geospatial data creation, analysis, modelling and mapping for monitoring and evaluation. The aim is to enhance the geospatial analytical skills of participants for sustainable development of coastal areas.

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Course units

  • Introduction to GIS and remote sensing

  • Data structure and models

  • Coordinate systems and Map projections

  • Data creation and visualization

  • Global positioning systems (GPS)

  • Effective GIS team, leadership and communication

Who should attend?

The short courses are well suited for representatives and mid-career professionals from government, non-governmental organisations and civil society groups, donor entities, international organisations, industries, consulting firms, businesses and corporations, lecturers, students, and individuals who wish to gain comprehensive insight into the application of modern tools such as GIS and remote sensing, and integrate climate change concept into managing fisheries and coastal resources are welcome!

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