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Training or Development Class Information


GIS for Natural Resource Management Training


Training or Development Class Title
GIS for Natural Resource Management Training
Event Type
Training or Development Class
Training or Development Class Date
04-12-2017 to 08-12-2017
Last Date for Applying
27-11-2017
Location
Nairobi, Kenya

Publish / Maintain / Marketing / Hosted By
Organization Name / Organize By
Versed Professional Services
Organizing/Related Departments
Training
Organization Type
Organization
Training or Development Class Category
Both (Technical & Non Technical)
Training or Development Class Level
All (State/Province/Region, National & International)
Related Industries

Education/Teaching/Training/Development

Location
Nairobi, Kenya

INTRODUCTION

As natural resource managers—biologists, botanists, ecologists, environmental regulators, hydrologists, planners, miners, petroleum engineers, foresters, and farmers—you rely on the analytical power of GIS for help in making critical decisions as you manage the earth's resources.

There is no simple answer to our environmental and natural resource concerns, but whether you are restoring habitats, planting crops, drilling for oil, or monitoring endangered species there is increasing optimism that the application of GIS tools will help us become a more sustainable planet.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Biologists, botanists, ecologists, Foresters, NGO staff, Government officials in environment and conservation, environmental regulators, hydrologists, planners, miners, petroleum engineers, foresters, and farmers.

DURATION

5 days

COURSE OBJECTIVES

The hub of the course is the application of geoinformation and earth observation techniques in support of natural resources management. The course provides participants with 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. The curriculum concentrates on methods for assessing the state of the resource base and the changes that occur and progresses to the assessment of impacts and, finally, societal response.

TOPICS TO BE COVERED

  • Introduction to GIS and Remote sensing and its relation to Natural Resource Management
  • Collection of GIS data for NRM
  • Analysis of the data collected
  • Ground verification of data
  • Application of GIS on:
    • Watershed management
    • To combat Desertification
    • Determination of soil types and moisture content
    • Land use analysis using GIS
    • Slope information identification and analysis
  • Application of GIS and RS in Biodiversity Management
    • Management of Flora and Fauna
    • Conservation Biology and GIS
    • Ecotourism and Community-based nature conservation
    • Protected area management and  conflict resolution
    • Biodiversity conservation & eco-tourism
    • Habitat Characterization and Management
    • Wildlife economics and value chain
    • Ecotourism planning, & entrepreneurship
    • Landscape ecology, culture diversity & eco-tourism

CUSTOMIZED TRAINING

This training can also be customized for your institution upon request. You can have it delivered your preferred location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on details below: 

Tel: +254 (0) 739167709.

Email: training @versedpro.com

Registration Fees
Available
Registration Fees Details
The training fee is USD 1050 exclusive of 16% VAT
Registration Ways
Website
Address/Venue
Appleton Resort, Westlands