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GIS for Water Resource Management Course

By: Foscore Development Center

Kenya

13 - 17 Jun, 2022  5 days

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USD 1,000

Venue: Foscore Development Training Center, Nairobi

Other Dates

Venue Date Fee  
Foscore Development Training Center, Nairobi, Kenya 05 - 09 Sep, 2022 USD1000
Foscore Development Training Center, Nairobi, Kenya 28 Nov - 02 Dec, 2022 USD1000

The course is designed for professionals (engineers and scientists) active in the water/environmental sector, especially those involved in planning and management of water systems as well as numerical modeling. Prerequisites are a basic knowledge of computing and water related topics.

Duration

5 days

Course Objectives

  • Gain a sound fundamental understanding of the GIS and remote sensing technologies
  • To understand the basic principles underlying the GIS/model-based management of water resources and environment
  • To become familiar with the GIS-based analytical and problem-solving techniques for sustainable planning and management of water resources and environmental problems.

Course Content

The course focuses on the analysis of digital spatial data, preparation for numerical modeling, presentation of modeling results and support to the decision making process. Some of the topics covered in the course include the following:

Section 1

  • Introduction to geographic information systems and remote sensing technologies,
  • Active and passive remote sensing,
  • Data structures,

Section 2

  • Map projections and coordinate systems,
  • Processing of digital geographic information,
  • Creation of digital elevation models,
  • Visualisation,

Section 3

  • Mapping of water and environmental features,
  • Watersheds, streams and aquifers delineation,
  • Map Digitization,
  • Soil and land use mapping,

Section 4

  • Watershed Analysis
  • Map algebra,
  • Terrain analysis for hydrological and hydraulic modeling,
  • Presentation of modeling results,

Section 5

  • Analysis to generate new information and knowledge,
  • Dissemination of new information and knowledge,
  • GIS as a decision support tool.

General Notes

  • Register for online training and enjoy discount of (10% to 50%).
  • All our courses can be Tailor-made to participants needs
  • Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.
  • Presentations are well guided, practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are expert with more than 10years of experience.
  • One year free Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.
Foscore Development Training Center, Nairobi Jun 13 - 17 Jun, 2022
Foscore Development Training Center, Nairobi, Kenya 05 - 09 Sep, 2022
Foscore Development Training Center, Nairobi, Kenya 28 Nov - 02 Dec, 2022

Registration: 09:00:am - 04:00:am

USD 1,000.00
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Jackson Munene +254712260031

A discount of 20% for 5 or more participants
Foscore Development Training Center, Nairobi

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