If you have ever wanted to know more about raster imagery this webinar could be interesting. In this webinar, they're discussing all the basic properties of raster imagery that you’re likely to encounter. By the end of the webinar, you’ll understand what image bands are, what compression ratios mean, what it means for an image to be 16-bit, and more.
This is the first installment in a series of webinars about raster imagery and GIS.
From 5 to 9 April 2015, UN-SPIDER and the Department of
From 5 to 9 April 2015, UN-SPIDER and the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) in Bangladesh jointly organised the five-day course "Earth observation technologies for disaster damage and loss assessment" in Dhaka.
UN-SPIDER concludes training workshop in Bangladesh
UN-SPIDER is planning to conduct two training programmes in April.
UN-SPIDER is planning to conduct two training programmes in April for officials of Bangladesh and Bhutan. From 5 to 9 April 2015, the programme is jointly organizing the five-day course "Earth observation technologies for disaster damage and loss assessment". From 13 to 17 April 2015, UN-SPIDER and UNDP Bhutan are offering a training for Bhutanese officials on "Response and recovery preparedness".
From 24 November to 5 December 2014, the Algerian Space Agency ASAL offered two training sessions in remote sensing and GIS at the Observatory of the Sahara and the Sahel (OSS) headquarters in Tunis, Algeria.
Fourteen candidates from seven countries were involved in the activities. Among the participating countries were Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal and Chad.
As part of Advisory Support that UN-SPIDER provides to Member States, the Programme conducts training courses on the regional and on the national level for selected representatives of relevant institutions. These training courses are usually follow-up activities of UN-SPIDER's Technical Advisory Missions. They convey technical expertise and know-how in processing, interpreting and using satellite-derived data.