Date and Time:
March 20, 2017 10:00AM - April 9, 2017 7:00PM
Venue: Geo-Informatics Laboratory, Academic Building 1, Naoroji Campus, TISS, Mumbai
Sponsored by: Natural Resource Data Management System (NRDMS), Department of Science and Technology (DST), Ministry of Science and Technology, New Delhi
Organized by: Centre for Geoinformatics, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), V.N. Purav Marg, Deonar, Mumbai - 400088, Maharashtra, India
The geospatial technology is an integrated technique includes remote sensing, Geographical Information Systems (GIS), Global Positioning Systems (GPS), which provides a powerful mapping and analyzing tools for planning and management of natural resources and human societies. The application of the geospatial technology is increasing day by day in various sectors. This 21 days summer/winter school will focus on enhancing the knowledge and skills of the participants through basic geospatial knowledge, skill development through expert’s lectures and practical exercises through hands on training using open source software. The participants from different discipline such as geology, geography, environmental science, disaster management, oceanography, forestry, agricultural sciences and civil engineering from Colleges/Universities/Other research institutes will be trained.
Objectives and Course content
The objectives of the training program is to bring the participants to understand the various components of Geospatial technology and its applications in natural resource mapping, and development of policy and planning with respect to natural resource. The course will be delivered in the following ways.
Academicians and Researchers from colleges/universities/other research institutes, and state/central Government officials have basic knowledge in geospatial technology and wish to develop their skills. The participants from Geology, Geography, Environmental Science, Disaster Management, Oceanography, forestry/ agricultural sciences and Civil Engineering background will be preferred to apply.
How to Apply
Eligible and interested candidates are requested to send their duly filled application form as given with this brochure and forward the completed application through proper channel to Email: email@example.com. The applications will not be considered, if not send through proper channel and not received before due date.
Last date for submission of application: 17th February, 2017
Intimation to the selected participants: 24th February, 2017
Dr. Guru BalamuruganCoordinator - GeoTiA-2017 trainingCentre for GeoinformaticsJamsetji Tata School of Disaster StudiesTata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)V.N. Purav Marg, Deonar, Mumbai - 400088Maharashtra, India.Phone: +91-22-25525881; Mobile: +91 9969050619Fax: +91-22-2552 5890E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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