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Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD), Nairobi, Kenya Introduction GIS ( 2 weeks: 10 days) th th th rd th th Intakes: 8 Jan, 6 Feb,5 March, 3 April 9th, May 7 , June 4 , July 2nd , August th th 6 , September 3rd, October 8th , Nov 5 2018 RCMRD is an intergovernmental organization established in 1975 under the auspices of the United Nations, economic commission of Africa (UNECA) and the African Union (AU). It draws its membership from eastern and southern African countries and currently has 20 contracting members. It promotes and builds capacities on Geo Information technologies to her member states. For info, please visit www.rcmrd.org The training shall be held at RCMRD Target Group The qualifying participants shall be Land surveyors, Geodesist, Engineers, Geomaticians , Geo-informationists , Cartographers, Geologist, geophysicist , and other Earth Research Scientists Course Objectives Cost : USD($) 850 per head, tuition fee Provide clear information GIS principles, data types, techniques and mapping Course Content approach  Introduction GIS: Definition and data types Acquire practical knowledge on use of  Basics of how GIS works mapping software and produce maps  Table Queries: Data base selection by location . using input data Attribute and by graphics  Mapping concepts and Layer Symbology  Data Editing and Digitization  Basics of Geo processing: Buffer, Clipping, merging  Working with Google earth  Basic analysis: Data interpolation, Creating contours  Geo referencing scanned maps, and Vector layers  Map making skills, Map design, Export For applications and more information contact, sweta@rcmrd.org +254 724 523 099/ +254 734 561 197 Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD), Nairobi, Kenya Introduction to Remote Sensing ( 2 weeks: 10 days) th st th Intakes : Jan, 22nd, March, 19 , May 21 , July 17 , August 20th, October 22nd, Nov th 19 2018 Instructor Led Trainings Get individual attention, direct peer interaction, professional networking, and immediate response to your questions with our instructor-led training; a combination of personal delivery, hands-on experience, and class participation in creating a rich learning environment. Instructor-led courses are offered at our fully equipped training laboratories at RCMRD. For more info, please visit www.rcmrd.org Target Group Qualifying participants include Foresters, Environmentalists, Urban planners, Surveyors , Geo-informaticians , Cartographers, Geologist, geophysicist , Resource managers and other Earth Research Scientists Cost : US $ 850 per head, tuition fee Course Objectives Provide course participants with necessary Course Content skills to process satellite imagery  Introduction Remote Sensing software Acquire practical knowledge on interpretation (Erdas/Envi) of satellite imagery and generate land cover  Basics of how RS works, image bands, band products combinations and mosaics Generate change detection maps from  Geometric correction and spatial historical datasets enhancement  Image classification and generation of land cover products and area computation  Vegetation indices (NDVI, NDWI, EVI)  Change detection  Planning for remote sensing fieldwork  Use of GPS for field verification  Post field work analysis  Student Project For applicat

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