Training Course on Digital Cartography

Course Title Training Course on Digital Cartography
Institute National Center for Remote Sensing and Geo-Informatics (NCRG), Karachi, Pakistan
Address National Centre for Remote Sensing and Geo-Informatics (NCRG)

SUPARCO Headquarters,

SUPARCO Road, P.O. Box 8402

Karachi-75270, Pakistan

Tel.: +92-21-34650765-79 ext: 2252, 2228

Fax.: +92-21-34644928, 34690783



Application Deadline 16 Apr 2013 for local participants
28 Feb 2013 for foreign participants
Starting Date 22 April 2013
Course Duration One Week
Course Level Intermediate
Pre-requisites Understanding of Cartography, Mapping and GIS
Objectives The objective of this course is to provide practical knowledge of Digital cartography and map production to individuals and professionals who want to enhance their skills in this field by delivering concepts of cartographic publications. It involves development of cartographic techniques for publishing of maps and layouts as per thematic and user requirements. Additionally, the course will expose the participants to the digital cartography skills and techniques to develop standard maps.
Contents of Course
  • Cartographic development trends
  • Cartographic mapping Platform and Market trends
  • Elements of Maps
  • Digital Cartography
  • Hands-on session on Map designing
Course Fee PKR 15,000 (US $ 250 for foreign participants)
Venue NCRG, Karachi
Assessment Oral or written examination
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