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Bangladesh: ICIMOD trains youth in Earth Observation

satellite picture of Bangladesh, shows the sediment structure of the region

UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and the Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies finished yesterday a SERVIR-Himalaya training event in Earth Observation called “Empowering youth with Earth Observation for Climate Actions”.

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Fri, 09/05/2014 - 08:32

Referenced UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office: 

Maestría Profesional en Geomática Aplicada a la Gestión de Riesgos Ambientales

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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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?: 

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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)

Date: 

15/09/2014 to 15/09/2016

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 16/05/2014

Venue: 

CeReGeo-FCyT-Diamante (Diamante , Entre Ríos, Argentina)

Venue City: 

Entre Ríos, Argentina

Event Organisers: 

Facultad de Ciencia y Tecnología – Universidad Autónoma de Entre Ríos

Language of event: 

Spanish

Mapping and Application of GPS: CATHALAC trains professionals

Participants of the course “Mapping and Application of GPS” offered by CATHALAC

On 23 February 2014, CATHALAC finished its training course “Mapping and Application of GPS” which offered professionals in Latin America and the Caribbean a deeper understanding of using Global Positioning Systems (GPS) for mapping.

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Mon, 24/03/2014 - 11:02

Safe and Resilient Cities

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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This e-learning course focuses on disaster risk management (DRM) at the city level. Participants will learn, in particular, about planning and decision making under uncertainty and how to make their cities more resilient to climate change impacts and natural disasters. The course provides cutting edge tools on vulnerability assessment, institutional assessment and gap analysis, and on how to access finance for risk management.

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Training Target Audience: 

City officials in developing countries

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Tuition Remarks: 

free of charge

Date: 

15/10/2013 to 15/11/2013

Registration Deadline: 

Tue, 08/10/2013

Event Organisers: 

The World Bank

Language of event: 

1

Open Source GIS

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

Overview QGIS, OpenEV, Open Layers Working with Raster, Vector Data Coordinates System & Project Properties, Query Builder & Digitizing, Raster Based Terrain Analysis, Geoprocessing Tools, Interpolation & Thematic Map, Image Composition & Calculator, Filtering & Enhancement, Map Publishing using Open Layers,

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Training Target Audience: 

This hands-on course is intended for geographic and satellite data analysis professionals involved with the collection, interpretation, and presentation of spatially related data.

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Venue: 

Asian Institute of Technology

Event Organisers: 

AIT (Asian Institute of Technology) - School of Engineering and Technology + School of Environment

Language of event: 

1

Dominican Republic: Training on Space-Based Information for Floods

UN-SPIDER's Remote Sensing expert Antje Hecheltjen during a training session.

The National Emergency Commission of the Dominican Republic (NEC) and the UN-SPIDER Programme are organising a training course in Santo Domingo to increase the knowledge and skills of 27 professionals from 15 Ministries, Government organizations and universities on the generation of space-based information focusing on floods.

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Publishing Date: 

Tue, 14/05/2013 - 16:50

Training: GIS Operation

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English
ITC, University of Twente

The growing global interest in spatial information in all sectors calls for properly qualified personnel. Through providing appropriate training, this course meets the increasing demand to acquire, process and utilize geo-information data. Building and managing spatial databases and performing analysis by using tools embedded in GIS and database management systems (DBMS) are core activities in this course.

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52

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7

Training Target Audience: 

This course is designed particularly for staff responsible for implementing geographical information production at national and regional agencies, local authorities and private companies.

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Date: 

22/04/2013 to 14/07/2013

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 01/03/2013

Venue: 

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

Venue City: 

Twente

Event Organisers: 

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

Language of event: 

1

Navigate a new paradigm: Crisis Information Management Training Course

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English
Crisis Information Management Training Course

Course Description
Efficient and timely provision of Shared Situational Awareness (SSA) and Crisis Information Management (CIM) are essential to enable effective decision-making in Multi-dimensional Peace Operations and are a prerequisite for effects-based operations and the comprehensive approach, founding principles of the United Nations and African Union integrated mission planning processes.
 

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-1

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37

Training Target Audience: 

The course is open to civilian, military, and police experts currently working or planning to work in peace or humanitarian operations or other crisis management organisations in the area of information management. The course especially targets experts working in departments of information analysis at a peace operation, with a special focus on operations in Africa.

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Date: 

23/02/2013 to 03/03/2013

Venue: 

International Peace Support Training Center (IPSTC)

Venue City: 

Nairobi

Event Organisers: 

Folke Bernadotte Academy (FBA), Zentrum für Internationale Friedenseinsätze (ZIF), ICT4Peace Foundation announce the new Crisis

Language of event: 

1

UN-SPIDER supports APSCO Training course on Earthquake Monitoring

In cooperation with the Asia-Pacific Space Cooperation Organization (APSCO) and National Disaster Reduction Centre of China (NDRCC), UN-SPIDER jointly organized a training course on Remote Sensing Data Usage for Earthquake Monitoring and Evaluation. The training taking place at Beijing Normal University, China, started on 3 December and will continue until 13 December 2012.

Publishing Date: 

Mon, 10/12/2012 - 16:13

Myanmar: Training the use of Geo-informatics for Disaster Risk Management

UN-SPIDER and International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), prospective Regional Support Office of UN-SPIDER, are jointly organizing a national training course on Geo-informatics for Disaster Risk Management in Nay Pyi Taw, the new capital of Myanmar from 26-30 November 2012. The programme is supported by the Relief and Resettlement Department (RRD) of the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement and UN OCHA Myanmar Office.

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Publishing Date: 

Tue, 27/11/2012 - 11:53

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