The purpose of this course is to further the course participants theoretical and practical knowledge of GIS while enhancing their spatial thinking capabilities. This programme offers more advanced principals of data acquisition, management and analysis when working with a GIS for natural resources assessments. This course also focus on specific problems which may arise while working with GIS data. A Student version of the software used will be supplied to each participant.

Learning Outcomes

After completion of the course participants should be able to:

  • explain the difference between the various data models
  • analyse data using vector and raster methods in multi-criteria analysis
  • understand some advanced topics in raster data analysis; and
  • design and implement a GIS project.