Training Workshop on Applications of Geoinformatics in Disaster Management (collaboration with UNSPIDER- UNOOSA), New Delhi, 14-16 February


14/02/2011 to 16/02/2011


Course Team:

Dr. Amir Ali Khan, Assistant Professor, alikhanamir [at]
Ms. Sreeja S. Nair, Assistant Professor, sreejanair22 [at]

Course Contents:

  • Use of Space Technology in DM in light of Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Introduction of Geoinformation Systems –Introduction to Remote Sensing, Geographic Information Systems and GPS
  • Applications of Geoinformatics in Disaster Management
  • Overview of Disaster Management Support (DMS) Programme.
  • SAT COM Applications in the area of telecommunications, broadcasting, meteorology, tele-education and tele-medicine etc
  • International Space Charter and Disaster Management
  • GNSS and Applications in Disaster Management
  • Open Source GIS and Web platforms – Intro to ISRO Bhuwan
  • UN-SPIDER and Role in Disaster Management , Spatial data kit for Disaster Management and other Key international initiatives
  • Development and Implementation of Disaster Management Information Systems, Issues and Challenges

Eligibility of Participants:

Senior and middle level officers working at State and District level, the State Disaster Management Authorities and Faculty members of state ATIs/SIRD involved in Disaster Risk Reduction activities

Course Fee:

There is no course fee. Boarding & lodging arrangements are also provided by the Institute free of charge.

Last Date of Application:

1 Feb 2011

Selected candidates shall be informed latest by 5 February 2011. Regarding accommodation and local arrangements (selected candidates only) may please get in touch with the course team.


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Venue City: 

New Delhi
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