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Training course on GIS and inundation mapping

Event Type Training Course
Date(s)(yyyy-mm-dd) Start: 2008-04-22 - End: 2008-05-06
Location Alfred-Wegener-Institut Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung (AWI), Alfred-Wegener-Institut Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung (AWI) Am Handelshafen 12 P.O. Box 12 01 61 , Bremerhaven, Germany
Summary The training course addressed workplan (Annex IV) item 6.2 (ii): Advanced Training Course on bathymetric / topographic data management and map construction (including GIS basic knowledge), which was approved during the COAST-MAP-IO Kick-off Meeting in Bangkok, 24 - 26 October 2007. This course, short title: "GIS Inundation Mapping", achieved an important milestone in the framework of the general objectives of COAST-MAP-IO by strengthening the capacity of participating countries to use Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for accurate risk-mapping in the coastal zones.
Keywords GIS inundatio n

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Group(s): IOC , Capacity Development , Tsunami
Created: 2008-07-03 13:51:40
Last Updated: 2008-07-03 14:01:31