G.I.S.

See below for example course details. Watch this space for course dates in 2016.

For more information please email Dr Graham Holloway g.j.holloway@reading.ac.uk

Introduction to GIS for Ecologists and Conservationists

13th and 14th July, 2015

This two day course focuses on the fundamental principles and techniques of GIS relevant to applications in ecology, consultancy and conservation.

A combination of PowerPoint presentations and computer based practical sessions will be delivered to provide trainees with a good basic knowledge of the industry standard GIS software package ESRI’s ArcGIS™ (www.jncc.gov.uk/page-4258). The course will equip trainees with the technical skills and expertise required to start incorporating the use of GIS into their ecological research, the delivery of professional consultancy documents and practical conservation activities.

The cost of the course is £400, with discounts for groups/charitiesRefreshments and lunch are included. Accommodation is available on campus if required.

Advanced GIS for Ecologists and Conservationists

15th and 16th July, 2015

The advanced course will run for two days consecutive to the Introduction Course and is designed to extend the GIS skills of trainees by introducing them to some of the more advanced techniques in GIS. The subject areas covered in the advanced course will include creating and editing spatial data, advanced map production, an introduction to geoprocessing and an introduction to spatial analysis.

The cost of the course is £400, with discounts for groups/charitiesRefreshments and lunch are included. Accommodation is available on campus if required.

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