[SDI-Africa] Ardhi University short course: Application of GIS and Remote Sensing

Kate Lance klance_remote at yahoo.com
Wed May 26 08:03:55 EDT 2010

Short course: Application of GIS and Remote Sensing, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 
Ardhi University, Institute of Human Settlements Studies (IHSS)
14-27 June 2010

Course objective: To impart knowledge and skills related to the application of GIS and Remote Sensing Techniques in human settlements development projects. The focus is on GIS data management including analysis, retrival and presentation.
Course structure: The course shall comprise three parts. The first part comprises lectures on the fundamentals of aerial photography and photogrammetry. Also the techniques of aerial photo-interpretation and other remote sensing techniques will be addressed. The second part concentrates on practical training in the interpretation of aerial photographs. The third part deals with the application of specific GIS software including MapInfo, ArchGIS, ArchInfo and ILWIS, in relation to digital data entry and storage, processing and analysis, display and retrieval.

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