Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
indepthresearchservice

Web-based GIS and Mapping Course

Recommended Posts

Event: Web-based GIS and Mapping Course

Venue: Indepth Research Services, Nairobi, Kenya.

Event Date: 11th – 22nd June 2018.                 

NITA CERTIFIED

RECENT CLIENTS

INTRODUCTION

Web mapping focuses on disseminating and processing geographic information by means of Internet and World Wide Web. Combination of the web and GIS (Geographic Information Systems) has unlocked the potential of GIS, and put online maps and geospatial intelligence in the offices/homes of millions and the hands of billions. The increasing flexibility and interoperability of web mapping technologies has opened new opportunities for Web Based Mappers.

Both non-GIS users and GIS experts can do more now, than ever to share maps over the internet. Web maps can easily deliver up to date information, maps are generated automatically from databases, and they can display information in almost real-time. They don't need to be printed, mastered and distributed. Web GIS has immense applicability to e-government, e-business, e-science, and all aspects of daily life. Government employees can utilize Web GIS to improve public services delivery and boost collaboration across agencies. Regardless of the sector, businesses can use Web GIS to enhance their existing business models and create new ones. Researchers can find new solutions to meet the challenges of the new frontiers. Web GIS has great practical value to our world today and into the future.

WHO SHOULD APPLY?

Non GIS Users, GIS experts, Cartographers, Geographers, Geoscientist, surveyors, Planners, Database administrator, system administrator, IT expert, software engineers, M&E expert.

REQUIREMENTS

No prior knowledge of GIS is required.

DURATION

10 days

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

·         To understand the importance of web services and to give you some experience making web maps with FOSS and open standards

·         Acquire skills how to make different types of web map

·         Understanding spatial databases

·         Learn how to publish maps online using open source software (Carto DB, fusion Tables, Geoserver).

·         Able to Read Data from various Data source

·         Processing spatial data with FOSS

·         Drawing and querying maps on the server using Web Map Service

·         Putting layers together with a web mapping API

·         Learn how to Explore open data, VGI, and crowdsourcing

 TOPICS TO BE COVERED

·         Introduction to key concepts in Web mapping

·         Web Mapping Technologies

·         Designing web services and web maps using free open source software

·         Reading Data from various Data source

·         Processing spatial data with Free Open Source Software

·         Drawing and querying maps on the server using Web Map Service

·         Building tiled maps with Free Open Source Software

·         Putting layers together with a web mapping API

·         Google Maps API

·         Web based data editing

·         Exploring open data, VGI, and crowdsourcing

·         Publishing maps using open source software’s (Geoserver)

Visit our website for more details

How to participate

·         Tailor Make a Course

·         Register individual.

·         Register as a group.

·         Become One of Our Partners.

·         Purchase software’s

·         Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

View related courses

The most popular courses

·         Resilience in Food Security Analysis Course

·         Introduction to Occupational Health and Safety Course

·         Analysis of Complex Sample Survey Data Course

·         M & E, Data Management & Analysis for Agriculture & Rural Development Programmes Course

·         Microsoft Access Training Course

·         ICT for Disaster Response Course

·         Change Management Course

 View GIS and Earth Observation Institute Course Catalogue

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817, +254 (020) 211 3814

ACCOMMODATION

Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email: [email protected]. Mob: +254 715 077 817 Tel: 020 211 3814

 PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B 04th May 2018.

Send proof of payment to [email protected]

 

 

 

 

 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  

×

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.