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Geospatial Information Technology (GIT) in Fragile Contexts

United Nations Satellite Centre UNOSAT

Type
Course
Location
Web-based
Duration
2 Days
Programme Area
Satellite Imagery and Analysis
Price
$0.00
Event Focal Point Email
Mathieu.DOMINGO@unitar.org

Background

This e-learning course was created as part of the Earth Observation for Sustainable Development: Fragility, Conflict and Security project funded by the European Space Agency and aims to give a short but practical introduction to Geospatial Infomation Technology (GIT) in states affected by fragility, with a focus on remote sensing. 

NOTE- How to access the course:

Once you register for the course, you can access the online course here: https://learnatunitar.org/course/view.php?id=408

*For any technical assistance related to this course, please contact Ms. Sumeera Kamil (sumeera.kamil [at] unitar.org)

Content and Structure

The e-learning course is structured into 4 modules: 

  1. Introduction to GIT in Fragile Contexts
  2. What Can Satellites See?
  3. GIS analysis for Fragile States
  4. How To Use Our Online Platform (E04SDFCV)

Methodology

This self-paced course promotes an interactive approach through lessons and multimedia material, stimulating critical thinking. It provides a lot of flexibility, since you will be able to complete the course at your own pace and timeframe. 

Each interactive module is accompanied by a quiz.

To receive a Certificate of Completion one needs to achieve a minimum grade of 80% on each quiz.

Additional Information

Technical Requirements: The course is delivered through UNITAR’s Virtual Learning Environment and participants will require a reliable internet connection throughout its duration.