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ICCEM Holds Basic GIS and Remote Sensing Training

December 29, 2021 - 11:26 am

Kimberly Joy E. Mata / OVPAA


The University’s Institute for Climate Change and Environmental Management- College of Science (ICCEM- COS) conducted a training on Basic GIS and Remote Sensing last December 27-29, 2021. This 3-day virtual training was participated by 16 faculty and staff researchers from ICCEM and COS.

On the first day, Mr. Neal Vincent Fernando introduced the QGIS, a graphic interface system used for mapping. While on the second day Mr. Nolly Isip facilitated the lecture and workshop on Basic Geoprocessing Tools and Basic Spatial Analysis. Moreover, on the third day, Mr. Zhandon Paul Cario led the training-workshop on Remote Sensing, Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) Rice Monitoring, and Weather extraction.

The said training was initiated to equip the participants with basic mapping and remote sensing skills that are useful in the institution’s undertakings such as Disaster Risk Reduction and Management, Biodiversity Conservation and Protection, and Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation.