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GIS for Natural Resource Management Training

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 geo-information 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  onflict resolution
    • Biodiversity conservation & eco-tourism
    • Habitat Characterization and Management
    • Wildlife economics and value chain
    • Ecotourism planning, & entrepreneurship
    • Landscape ecology, culture diversity & ecotourism

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

REQUIREMENTS


Participants should be reasonably proficient in English.  

TRAINING FEE


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

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.

ACCOMMODATION


Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact us below.

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mob: +254 7739167709

PAYMENT


Payment should be transferred to Versed Professional Services account through bank 7 days before commencement of training.

Send proof of payment to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

CANCELLATION POLICY


  • All requests for cancellations must be received in writing.
  • Changes will become effective on the date of written confirmation being received.
  • The appropriate cancellation charge will apply based on the cost of your booking, as shown below.
  • In the event of an individual named on the booking form cannot attend, we will accept substitution of another delegate on the condition that written notification of the substitution has been received by us prior to the course date and an administration fee of $ 34 plus VAT has been paid.

COURSE PROVISIONS


  • Accommodation and travel are the responsibility of the candidate.
  • A buffet lunch and two teas are provided on all full day courses during training dates unless otherwise stated. The cost is included in the price quoted. Any special dietary requirements need to be notified in writing to VPSL in advance before commencement of the training

FORCE MAJEURE


  • Versed Professional Services Limited shall not be liable to refund of fees or for any other penalty should courses be cancelled due to war, fire, strike lock-out, industrial action, tempest, accident, civil disturbance or any other cause whatsoever beyond their control.

Event Properties

Event Date 03-07-2017
Event End Date 07-07-2017
Cut off date 29-06-2017
Individual Price $1,050.00
We are no longer accepting registration for this event
$1,050.00
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You can have any of the training event as a group training. This includes a minimum of 5 participants and from the same organization. Get in touch for more details: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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