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Academic Training Opportunity

Geospatial and Mapping Science Degrees

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Glasgow
Basic Information
Date: 
01/09/2014 - 01/07/2015
Venue: 
University of Glasgow
Venue Country: 
United Kingdom
Event Organisers: 

School of Geographical and Earth Sciences of the University of Glasgow

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Academic Training Opportunity
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known

Geospatial and Mapping Sciences from the University of Glasgow is an innovative, industry-sponsored programme.

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Flood Risk Management

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Sat, 10/05/2014
Basic Information
Date: 
10/06/2014 - 27/06/2014
Venue Country: 
The Netherlands
Event Organisers: 

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Office - IHE

Insitute for Water Education (UNESCO-IHE)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Academic Training Opportunity
Training Target Audience: 
The course is designed for current and future water professionals (engineers and scientists), decision-makers and others involved in flood modelling and flood management, particularly those who would like to be familiarise with the latest tools and techniques in flood risk management. Pre-requisites are knowledge about hydrology and hydraulics; some experiences with flood modelling/management is desirable but it is not a must.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Tuition: 
2,700.00 EUR

This course introduces the participants to the st

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Disaster Risk Management and Environmental Assessment for Spatial Planning

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Twente
Basic Information
Date: 
20/05/2014
Venue Country: 
The Netherlands
Event Organisers: 

Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation ITC, University of Twente, the Netherlands

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Academic Training Opportunity
Training Target Audience: 
Professionals who are involved in development planning (including environmental and risk assessment and management) and who wish to acquire procedural knowledge and skills in risk assessment, risk management and planning are invited to join this course. The course will strengthen the capability of environmental assessment practitioners to incorporate hazard and risk considerations in SEA and EIA. It will also illustrate hazard and risk practitioners how SEA and EIA may provide a framework for strategic planning of vulnerability to hazards and of the potential impact of various activities on disaster vulnerability. Course participants are professionals working in governmental and non-governmental organizations, as well as planners, civil engineers, architects, geographers, environmental specialists and university lecturers.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
Certificate issued
Training Tuition: 
2,289.00 EUR

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Maestría Profesional en Geomática Aplicada a la Gestión de Riesgos Ambientales

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Fri, 16/05/2014
Venue City: 
Entre Ríos, Argentina
Basic Information
Date: 
15/09/2014 - 15/09/2016
Venue: 
CeReGeo-FCyT-Diamante (Diamante , Entre Ríos, Argentina)
Venue Country: 
Argentina
Event Organisers: 

Facultad de Ciencia y Tecnología – Universidad Autónoma de Entre Ríos

Language of event: 
Spanish
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Academic Training Opportunity
Training Target Audience: 
El programa de Maestría en Geomática Aplicada a la Gestión de Riesgos Ambientales está dirigido a profesionales universitarios de la región, el país, y del exterior, con interés en adquirir y aplicar herramientas de geomática a la transferencia de tecnología, docencia, investigación y gestión de los recursos naturales. El grupo meta para la maestría corresponde con el de profesionales egresados de carreras de grado relacionadas a la geomática (ingenieros agrónomos, ambientales, geólogos, biólogos, Lic. en gestión ambiental, veterinarios, agrimensores, entre otros), profesionales que se desempeñan en organismos estatales (INTA, CONICET, Universidades, SENASA, etc) y privados (consultoras, empresas, etc.). Este perfil potencial, otorga al programa una fuerte componente profesional que complementa la formación académica ofrecida, y supone que la dedicación de los alumnos de la maestría pueda ser parcial (no menos de 20 horas de dedicación semanal). Esta característica ha sido considerada a los fines de definir la modalidad de dictado de las actividades de la maestría.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
Certificate issued
Training Requirements: 

Los requisitos de admisión han sido establecidos en el Reglamento de funcionamiento de la carrera. En términos generales son:

  • Poseer Titulación de grado otorgada por una Universidad Argentina o Extranjera, oficialmente reconocida; o poseer titulación no universitaria de carrera de cuatro o más años de duración, quedando a criterio del Comité Académico de la carrera exigir otros requisitos a fin de asegurar la compatibilidad de formación del estudiante con las exigencias del programa de maestría.
  • Presentar la solicitud de admisión y documentación establecida en el Reglamento de funcionamiento de la carrera.
  • Realizar la inscripción a la carrera en los horarios, fechas y lugares dispuestos para tal fin. Aceptar los términos establecidos en el Reglamento de Funcionamiento de la Carrera.
  • Los Alumnos extranjeros podrán ser admitidos a la carrera si, además de los requisitos establecidos previamente, presentan la documentación académica legalizada en el país de origen por la autoridad educativa correspondiente (Ministerio de Educación o similar), Consulado Argentino en ese país, o Apostilla de La Haya. Las solicitudes de admisión a la carrera que no se enmarquen en las condiciones normadas, serán examinadas por el Comité Académico, quien emitirá el respectivo dictamen aceptando o no la solicitud de admisión.
Additional Information: 

FICHA TÉCNICA DE LA CARRERA

  • Denominación: Maestría en Geomática aplicada la gestión de riesgos ambientales.
  • Tipo de carrera de Posgrado: Maestría Profesional.
  • Duración: dos años.
  • Resolución de aprobación en UADER: 1461/12.
  • Expediente CONEAU: Nº 0001381/12. Número de Orden CONEAU: 11.210/12.
  • Modalidad: Presencial. Estructurada.
  • Sede de dictado: CeReGeo-FCyT / CICyTTP CONICET Diamante (Diamante , Entre Ríos, Argentina)
  • Organización del plan de estudios: Ciclo Introductorio. Ciclo Básico. Ciclo Específico. Trabajo Final de Maestría.
  • Carga horaria total: 740 horas.
  • Admisión: BIANUAL
  • Preinscripción: Hasta el 16 de Mayo de 2014.
  • Inicio de los cursos: Septiembre de 2014. (un curso por mes de 4 ó 5 días de duración, según corresponda)
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Climate Change and resilient cities

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Fri, 01/08/2014
Venue City: 
The Hague
Basic Information
Date: 
29/09/2014 - 10/10/2014
Venue: 
The Hague Academy for Local Governance
Venue Country: 
The Netherlands
Event Organisers: 

the Hague Academy for Local Governance

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Academic Training Opportunity
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Tuition: 
2,890.00 USD
Tuition Remarks: 

This includes all training-related costs, as well as drinks, lunches, training materials and travel during the training programme. Travel to and from the Hague and accommodation is not included.

 

 

This two-week course discusses how local authorities can respond a

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MSc Sustainability: Climate Change

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Fri, 05/09/2014
Venue City: 
Leeds
Basic Information
Venue: 
Leeds University
Venue Country: 
United Kingdom
Event Organisers: 

Leeds University, United Kingdom

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Academic Training Opportunity
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Requirements: 

A good first degree (with a classification of 2:1 or better), or equivalent qualification. 

Mature applicants without a first degree or with a lower degree classification may be considered on the basis of their relevant industry experience and their potential for benefiting from the programme.

Tuition Remarks: 

Students from the UK/EU: £6,000; International students: £14,800

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53.8013
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-1.54857

Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Jackson, WY
Basic Information
Date: 
22/04/2014 - 24/04/2014
Venue Country: 
United States of America
Event Organisers: 

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

National Conservation Training Center (NCTC)

Government of the United States

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Academic Training Opportunity
Training Target Audience: 
The target audience includes conservation practitioner from Federal and State fish, wildlife agencies and other conservation managers who work on natural resource issues and need to determine which resources are most vulnerable when setting priorities for conservation action.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Requirements: 

Participants should have a basic knowledge of principles of conservation biology.

This course is based on January 2011 publication 'Scanning the Conservation Horizon

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9th Post Graduate Course in Satellite Meteorology and Global Climate

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Fri, 28/02/2014
Venue City: 
Ahmedabad
Basic Information
Date: 
01/08/2014 - 30/04/2015
Venue: 
Space Applications Centre Indian Space Research Organisation Department of Space
Venue Country: 
India
Event Organisers: 

Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Academic Training Opportunity
Training Target Audience: 
The course is designed towards the professionals and specialists working in the meteorological centres, educational institutes, and involved in active research in weather forecasting and climate.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known

How to apply?

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Ninth Post Graduate Diploma Course in Space and Atmospheric Science (SAS 9)

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Sat, 01/03/2014
Venue City: 
Ahmedabad
Basic Information
Date: 
01/08/2014 - 30/04/2015
Venue: 
Physical Research Laboratory
Venue Country: 
India
Event Organisers: 

Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and Pacific (CSSTEAP)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Academic Training Opportunity
Training Target Audience: 
The course is designed towards the scientists, teachers, professionals and specialists of the Asia Pacific region, working in the field of space science and allied fields, who wish to improve their skills in the field of Space and Atmospheric Science, and thereby improve their usefulness to their parent Institutes/Organizations.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
Certificate issued
Additional Information: 

PG Diploma is issued on successful completion of nine month course and M. Tech degree is issued after completion of phase 2 of the program by submitting a thesis on further research

The Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific (CSSTEAP) was established in India in November 1995 with its headquarters in Dehradun and is the Centre of Excellence.

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23.0225
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Training course on disaster resilience leadership

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Ho, Volta Region
Basic Information
Date: 
09/02/2014 - 15/02/2014
Venue: 
University of Health and Allied Sciences
Venue Country: 
Ghana
Event Organisers: 

University of Health and Allied Sciences, Strengthening Leadership in Disaster Resilience Program (SLDRP) (UHAS)

Co-organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy, Tulane University (DRLA)

Makerere University (MAK)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Academic Training Opportunity
Training Target Audience: 
Applicants should have: A bachelors degree Worked in an NGO in the field of disaster risk management and disaster risk reduction Worked in a job as Chief Director/Director or Senior officer in a critical national disaster institution Worked in a the media/private sector position that is closely linked to disaster response or disaster risk reduction Must have more than four years of work ahead of him before retirement
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Tuition Remarks: 

The course tuition, full board accommodation and reasonable transportation costs to and from the hotel venue would be covered by the University of Health and Allied Sciences and its foremost partner Tulane University.

Theme: 'Resilient leadership is critical to building effective disaster

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