Training Courses  Remote Sensing & GIS Applications in Forestry

 

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Remote Sensing & GIS Applications in Forestry
 

Institute National Center for Remote Sensing and Geo-Informatics (NCRG), Karachi, Pakistan
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Application Deadline 8th Jan 2018 for local participants
15th Dec 2017 for foreign participants
Starting Date 15th Jan 2018
Course Duration One Week
Course Level Intermediate
Objectives The course aims to provide the basic understanding of GIS & Remote Sensing and their applications in Forestry. The course progresses from digital image interpretation to identification of vegetation sites followed by techniques to quantify selected Forest parameters. This course will navigate through GIS as well as Remote Sensing software packages to achieve the objectives.
Pre-requisites Basic understanding of Forestry, GIS, Remote Sensing and computer experience
Objectives The course aims to provide the basic understanding of GIS & Remote Sensing and their applications in Forestry. The course progresses from digital image interpretation to identification of vegetation sites followed by techniques to quantify selected Forest parameters. This course will navigate through GIS as well as Remote Sensing software packages to achieve the objectives.
Contents of Course
  • Introduction to GIS & RS
  • Remote Sensing of Vegetation
  • Digital image interpretation
  • Image classification
  • Forest cover analysis
  • Forest management
Course Fee PKR 15,000 (US $ 250 for foreign participants)
Venue SPARC, Peshawar
Assessment Oral or written examination
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