In January 2013, a new Earth-observing instrument was installed on the International Space Station (ISS): ISERV Pathfinder. The instrument consists of a commercial camera, a telescope, and a pointing system, all positioned to look through the Earth-facing window of ISS’s Destiny module.
At the St. Augustine campus of the University of West Indies, host of a UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office, more than 40 Caribbean data managers, IT specialists and software developers concluded this weekend a one-week advanced training in "GeoNode".
This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
The broad aim of the program is to nurture professionals who can train researchers and take leadership in planning and implementation of national and international strategies and policies in the field of water-related risk management.
The program examines and selects candidates who:
– have motivation and capabilities for doctoral level work, and
– will train experts in the field of water-related risk management after completion of this program.
To be eligible for admission to the program, an applicant must have research or practical experiences more than one year in the field of water-related risk management in organizations including universities, or have written Master’s thesis related to water-related risk management.
Is a certificate Issued?:
English Language Requirements:
TOEFL score: iBT 79 (PBT 550) / IELTS score: 6.0
or official documents that certify applicant’s undergraduate/graduate education was conducted in English.
Scholarship under the JICA AUN/SEED-Net
Age Limit: Under 35 years of age as of October 1, 2013.
Eligible Countries: Applicants must be from AUN/SEED-Net Member Institutions of Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam.
National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
International Centre for Water Hazard and Risk Management (ICHARM) Research Assistantship, Public Works Research Institute, Chulalongkorn University