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Web-based GIS and Mapping Course

By: Soaring Skills Training Institute Ltd

Kenya

29 Jul - 09 Aug, 2024  12 days

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USD 3,500

Venue: Nairobi Kenya

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With the advancement of technology and the increasing demand for accessible spatial information, web-based GIS and mapping have become indispensable tools for various industries. This course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to leverage web-based GIS platforms for mapping, data visualization, and spatial analysis. Through hands-on exercises and practical examples, participants will learn how to create interactive web maps, develop web-based GIS applications, and integrate spatial data into web applications. By the end of this course, participants will be equipped with the expertise to harness the power of web-based GIS for their projects and organizations.

Course Objectives:

  1. Understand the principles of web-based GIS and mapping and their applications in various fields.
  2. Learn how to use web-based GIS platforms, such as ArcGIS Online, Google Maps API, and Leaflet, to create interactive web maps and applications.
  3. Develop proficiency in designing and customizing web-based GIS applications to meet specific project requirements.
  4. Gain insights into best practices for web-based GIS data management, including data storage, retrieval, and sharing.
  5. Acquire the skills to integrate spatial data into web applications and websites for enhanced data visualization and analysis.

Organization Benefits:

  1. Improved Data Accessibility: Web-based GIS allows organizations to make spatial data and analysis tools accessible to a wider audience through web browsers, enabling better decision-making and collaboration.
  2. Enhanced Data Visualization: Web-based GIS platforms offer advanced mapping and visualization capabilities, allowing organizations to create interactive and visually appealing maps and applications for data exploration and analysis.
  3. Increased Efficiency: Web-based GIS streamlines spatial data management and analysis workflows, leading to increased efficiency and productivity for organizations.
  4. Enhanced Collaboration: Web-based GIS enables real-time collaboration and data sharing among team members and stakeholders, fostering greater collaboration and communication.
  5. Cost Savings: By leveraging web-based GIS platforms, organizations can reduce the costs associated with traditional GIS software and infrastructure, while still benefiting from powerful mapping and analysis capabilities.

Target Participants:

This course is suitable for GIS analysts, web developers, spatial analysts, urban planners, environmental scientists, and anyone interested in learning how to utilize web-based GIS and mapping technologies. Participants should have a basic understanding of GIS concepts and web development fundamentals.

Course Outline:

Module 1: Introduction to Web-based GIS and Mapping

  • Overview of web-based GIS and mapping technologies
  • Applications of web-based GIS in various industries
  • Introduction to web mapping APIs and platforms

Module 2: Creating Interactive Web Maps

  • Introduction to ArcGIS Online and Google Maps API
  • Designing and customizing web maps with ArcGIS Online and Google Maps API
  • Adding layers, pop-ups, and interactivity to web maps

Module 3: Developing Web-based GIS Applications

  • Overview of Leaflet.js and OpenLayers
  • Building custom web-based GIS applications with Leaflet.js and OpenLayers
  • Integrating spatial data into web applications

Module 4: Web-based Data Visualization Techniques

  • Best practices for web-based data visualization
  • Creating dynamic and interactive visualizations with web-based GIS platforms
  • Using JavaScript libraries for advanced data visualization

Module 5: Web-based GIS Data Management

  • Data storage and retrieval in web-based GIS applications
  • Managing spatial data on the cloud
  • Securing and sharing spatial data in web-based GIS environments

Module 6: Web-based Spatial Analysis Tools

  • Overview of spatial analysis tools available in web-based GIS platforms
  • Performing spatial analysis tasks using web-based tools and APIs
  • Incorporating spatial analysis results into web applications

Module 7: Mobile GIS Applications

  • Introduction to mobile GIS technologies
  • Designing and developing mobile GIS applications for data collection and fieldwork
  • Integrating mobile GIS with web-based mapping platforms

Module 8: Geo-visualization Techniques

  • Advanced techniques for geo-visualization in web-based GIS
  • Creating animated and time-series visualizations
  • Visualizing 3D spatial data on the web

Module 9: Geocoding and Routing Services

  • Introduction to geocoding and routing services
  • Implementing geocoding and routing functionalities in web-based GIS applications
  • Optimizing routing algorithms for efficiency and accuracy

Module 10: Case Studies and Practical Applications

  • Real-world case studies and examples of web-based GIS applications
  • Hands-on exercises and projects to reinforce learning
  • Best practices for designing and deploying web-based GIS solutions
Nairobi Kenya Jul 29 - 09 Aug, 2024
Nairobi Kenya, Kenya 26 Aug - 06 Sep, 2024
Nairobi Kenya, Kenya 23 Sep - 04 Oct, 2024
Nairobi Kenya, Kenya 21 Oct - 01 Nov, 2024
Nairobi Kenya, Kenya 18 - 29 Nov, 2024
Nairobi Kenya, Kenya 16 - 27 Dec, 2024
USD 3,500.00(Course fees)
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