OTGA/INCOIS Training Course: Geospatial Techniques for Coastal Mapping and Monitoring (using QGIS)
26 - 30 November 2018
Geospatial science provides vital information for the sustainable planning of the use of the coastal resources. This course provides an overview of GIS applications pertaining to coastal mapping. It will provide the basic GIS mapping techniques on coastal erosion, mangrove and coral reef using open source GIS tools. The course also includes data acquisition, processing, analysis and interpretation of coastal spatial data. In addition, extensive hands on sessions will be conducted to use tools for preparation of thematic base maps for coastal monitoring.
Aims and Objectives
Target audiences include, but are not limited to, the following:
NOTE: priority will be given to participants originating from the Indian Ocean Rim countries. UNESCO is committed to promote gender equality. Therefore, applications from women are strongly encouraged.
A certificate of participation will be issued to all successful students.
Duration: 5 working days (~ 30 hours classroom sessions, plus eventual online assignments)
Period for Applications: 12 - 30 September 2018
Please fill in the online application form on
All information available on how to apply here: http://bit.ly/2ACZY9r
No tuition fee applies. A limited number of fellowships is available.
For any queries please contact:
OTGA India Regional Training Centre Coordinator: Dr TVS Udaya Bhaskar (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Dr Claudia Delgado (OTGA Project Manager, email@example.com), with subject line “OTGA/INCOIS Training Course: Geospatial Techniques for Coastal Mapping and Monitoring (using QGIS), 26–30 November 2018, Hyderabad, India”.
|BATENI Fatemeh||Iran (Islamic Republic of)|
|CHURU ASHA||United Republic of Tanzania|
|ELAYAPERUMAL Sree Nandhini||India|
|KARISSERIL SOMAN Ginju Soumya||Singapore|
|LAM Hao||Viet Nam|
|POLWATTA Samara||Sri Lanka|
|TIWARI Surya Prakash||Saudi Arabia|
= Person has declined to participate or had their request to participate declined.
Total Invited: 40