GIS and Remote Sensing For Climate Change Impact Analysis and Adaptation - Indepth Research Services | Educartis

Nairobi
5 days
Vocational Training
Company Training

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Course Overview

This five (5) day training course offers participants a set of methods and techniques that use GIS and Remote Sensing for analysis and monitoring of climate change, with application to climate change impacts and adaptation. Offered at the Indepth Research Training Institute, participants will be able to acquire a better understanding of this field, and explore key topics such as adaptation measures for freshwater resources and time series analysis. In addition, by using a mixture of lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on exercises, students will be able to apply what they've learned to real-life situations and in the workplace.  

Global warming is already having a significant and costly effect on our communities, our health, and our climate, and as a professional with the GIS and Remote Sensing tools offered in this course, you can begin to create meaningful change that will not only benefit today's generation, but generations to come. If you're looking for a career that is in high demand, uniquely challenging, and that will allow you to name a difference to human health, agriculture, food security, and more, then this course will give you the tools you need to become an agent of change today. 

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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

At the end of this course, students will be able to: 

  • Evaluate the spatial data requirements in climate change analysis. 
  • Apply GIS and RS for designing implementations of large scale early warning systems. 
  • Use mobile data gathering techniques. 
  •  Acquire advanced knowledge necessary to inform policymakers and stakeholders about the implications of global waring on human health, farming, and water resources. 
  • Use collaborative mapping tools such as Google Maps and Ushahidi to increase collaboration and information sharing.
Certification obtained

Indepth Research Services (IRES) Certificate 

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course will enhance students' skills in a number of careers such as: 

  • Disaster Risk Reduction Officer
  • Development Worker 
  • Policymaker 
  • Farm Manager 

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Admission Criteria

There is no prior knowledge of GIS required for this course. However, students must: 

  • Be proficient in English 
  • Live up to IRES admission criteria 

How do I apply?

To apply, students must: 

  • Fill out a registration form. 
  • Pay the application fee. 

Payment options

Students can pay their fees through a bank transfer. Payment for all courses includes a registration fee which is non-refundable and equals 15% of the total course fee. 

The course fee covers: 

  • Course Tuition 
  • Training Materials
  • Two Break Refreshments
  • Lunch 
  • Study Visits 
In addition: 
  • Participants may cancel attendance 14 days or more prior to the training commencement date.
  • No refunds will be made 14 days or less to the training commencement date. However, participants who are unable to attend may opt to attend a similar training at a later date, or send a substitute participant provided the participation criteria have been met

Detailed course information

This course is held at the IRES training centre over the period of five (5) days. The instructor led trainings will be delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of: 

  • Presentations
  • Guided sessions of practical exercise
  • Web-based tutorials
  • Group work
All facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professionals and trainers in these fields. 

Course Curriculum 
The main topics explored in this course are: 

  • Basic Principles and Concepts 
  • Climate Change Image Acquisition and Analysis 
  • Role of GIS in Climate Change Variables 
  • Climate Change Prediction and GIS 
  • Climate Change Adaptation and GIS 

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