Environmental Monitoring and Impact Assessment using Satellite Remote Sensing & Ground based Techniques

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Lahore
Basic Information
Date: 
04/04/2011 - 08/04/2011
Venue: 
SUPARCO Satellite Research and Developmant Centre (SRDC)
Venue Country: 
Pakistan
Event Organisers: 

Inter Islamic Network on Space Sciences and Technology (ISNET)

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

Course Objectives
• Create better understanding of environmental issues and climate change processes
• Enhance capabilities of participants to make use of satellite data for environmental monitoring and climate change related issues.
• Exchange information for mitigation of environmental degradation and adaptation to climate change.

Course Contents
The following topics will be covered during the course:
• Environmental issues in Pakistan.
• Satellite & Ground-based Environmental Monitoring
• Climate Change impacts in Pakistan
• Identifying Sources & Sinks of Pollutants
• Introduction to Satellite systems & and their Capabilities
• Hands-on Exercise using remote sensing and CIS Software
• Snow & Glaciers Monitoring & Modelling