GIS for Natural Resource Management Course

Course date: 09/11/2020 to 13/11/2020 Duration: 5 Days Course fee: USD 800, KES 65,000

INTRODUCTION

The power of GIS may be harnessed for natural resource management. This can assist in making critical decisions in the management of the earth's resources. There is enormous room for GIS application in habitat restoration, crop planting, resource extraction, monitoring of endangered species and many more issues of natural resource management. This course is suitable for biologists, botanists, ecologists, foresters, NGO staff, environment conservation staff, environmental regulators, hydrologists, planners, miners, petroleum engineers, foresters, farmers and related profession.

 

DURATION

5 Days

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Use geo-information and earth observation techniques in support of natural resources management.
  • Acquire practical knowledge and skills needed for the collection, interpretation, and management of spatial information, using remote sensing and geographic information systems, to support planning and decision-making processes in natural resources management.
  • Assess the state of the resource base and the changes that occur and progresses to the assessment of impacts and, finally, societal response.

 

 

COURSE OUTLINE

Module 1:

Introduction

  • Overview of GIS and Remote sensing
  • Application of GIS and Remote Sensing technology in Natural Resource Management

 

Module 2:

Collection of GIS data for Natural Resource Management

  • Use of mobile devices in data collection
  • Data cleaning and transformations

 

Module 3:

Data analysis

  • Ground verification of data
  • Introduction to key techniques of analysisng of data

 

Module 4:

Application of GIS on:

  • Watershed management
  • Desertification
  • Soil types and moisture content management
  • Land use analysis
  • Slope information identification and analysis

 

Module 5:

Application of GIS and RS in Biodiversity Management

  • Management of Flora and Fauna
  • Conservation Biology
  • Community-based nature conservation
  • Protected area management
  • Biodiversity conservation & eco-tourism
  • Habitat characterization and management
  • Wildlife management
  • Ecotourism planning
  • Landscape ecology and culture diversity

 

 

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TRAINING CUSTOMIZATION

This training can also be customized for your institution upon request. You can also have it delivered your preferred location. For further inquiries, please contact us through Mobile: +254 732 776 700 or +254 759 285 295. You can also email us on: training@fineresultsresearch.org

 

REQUIREMENTS

Participants should be reasonably proficient in English.  During the trainings, participants should come with their own laptops.

 

TRAINING FEE

The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

 

ACCOMMODATION

Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact us through Mobile: +254 732 776 700/+254 759 285 295 or Email: training@fineresultsresearch.org

 

PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to FineResults Research Limited bank before commencement of training. Send proof of payment through the email: training@fineresultsresearch.org

 

CANCELLATION POLICY

  • All requests for cancellations must be received in writing.
  • Changes will become effective on the date of written confirmation being received.

 

 

 

Course Date: 09/11/2020 to 13/11/2020 Duration: 5 Days Course fee: USD 800 , KES 65,000
Call us on +254 732 776 700/ +254 759 285 295
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