Introduction to Geo-Informations Systems (Hennef, Germany)
Jan 16, 2012 - Jan 20, 2012
Target groups: GIS beginners with no or little knowledge of GIS.
Geographic information systems (GIS) have a great impact on the fields of water resources management, environmental science, and related disciplines. GIS tools for spatial management and analysis are considered state of the art, and application of these tools lead to improved analyses and designs. Familiarity with GIS is a pre-requisite for professionals in the aforementioned fields in their efforts to provide reliable and sustainable solutions.
GIS is the tool to communicate spatial information. GIS supports decision makers by putting together bits and pieces of information and showing them the “big picture”.
The course provides a profound theoretical and practical basis on GIS that is necessary to understand and work with advanced applications in the fields of water resources and related disciplines. The course addresses the growing need for professional GIS guidelines and covers all topics and techniques relevant for GIS starters, such as:
- Principles of Geo-informatics
- GIS data formats
- Geo-database managment
- Creating an analysing geographic data
If you like to have additional information, please visit the DWA Website.
DWA German Association for Water, Wastewater and Waste
+49 2242 872-135