POSTGRADUATE INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE (PGIS)
University of Peradeniya
30th Short Course on “GIS and Applications”
6-day Residential Program 7th – 12th February 2011
7th Advanced Short Course on “GIS and Applications”
6-day Residential Program 28th February – 5th March 2011
30th SHORT COURSE on “GIS and Applications” is designed to introduce the capabilities & strength of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) & Global Positioning Systems (GPS) for efficiency in management and planning. It will provide the basic theoretical concepts and comprehensive hands-on training with GIS and GPS. The topics to be covered include the Introduction to GIS and its application areas, software and hardware requirements for GIS, data input, Introduction to Coordinate Systems, Map Projection, Geo-referencing, GIS Database Creation (GIS Functions, Input of geospatial data – Digitizing etc.), GIS Analysis (Single Layer/ Multi Layer Analysis, DEM generation, 3-D Analysis etc.), Map output generation, Overview of Remote Sensing & its applications, Introduction to Global Positioning Systems (GPS) & Applications, Application of GIS in various disciplines - Case Studies, etc.
Read the brochure in PGIS web site http://pgis.lk for details and course contents (and to download the application form).
Interested applicants: please submit your applications and register on or before 5th February 2011.
More Details : www.pgis.lk