A Geographic Information System (GIS) is a system designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyse and manage geographical data. The goal of both courses is to train participants to exploit the ever-increasing available satellite data with open source software as a useful tool in several development cooperation applications.
The 1st course “Remote Sensing Data for Development Cooperation” is addressed to anyone who wants to acquire skills about satellite open data search, download and use as a tool for supporting activities in the frame of international projects.
Only open source app (mostly for Android) and software will be used to ensure a full sustainability of future application of training contents and methodologies replication.
Neither specific prerequisites nor particular skills are required to enrol: you need just one computer with internet connection, be able to rename a file/folder and open files. All training goals will be achieved starting from zero. The module will include theoretical lessons and practical exercises. One Slack group will be activated during the course to facilitate interaction between the participants and the trainer.
Module 1: Introduction to Geomatics
Module 2: Open Satellite data and fundamentals of Remote Sensing
Module 3: Classification techniques for Land Use mapping
Module 4: Georeferencing techniques, vector layer production and editing
Module 5: Open DEM, derived data
Module 6: Raster reclassify, change detection and raster calculator
The course is available both as classroom lessons and online lessons through our webinar platform. Moreover, all lessons are recorded and available to registered participants for re-listening during your most convenient time.
All lessons will be taught in English.