Available courses

Definitions GIS and GIS terms; Objectives of GIS; Components of GIS; Applications of GIS. The nature of GIS Data - Raster and Vector data; Data Management; Creating Shapefiles - Polygon, Polyline and Point; Georeferencing; Digitizing; Querying of GIS attribute table; Viewing maps; zooming and panning; fixed and zoomable map scale; Static maps vs. Dynamic/online maps; GIS analysis - Buffer and Clipping; Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI); Introduction to Spatial Reference Systems.

Exploring geographic data; overview of Coordinate systems and map projections; Geographic & UTM coordinates; Datums; Querying GIS data; Spatial adjustment; Editing features; Layer display properties in GIS; Symbolizing Qualitative & Quantitative Data; Cartographic map design; working with labels and annotation layers.

Exploring the geodatabase; Creating and loading data; Managing raster data; Maintaining data integrity using subtypes; Maintaining attribute integrity; Relating data using relationship classes; Adding attachments; Designing geodatabase topologies; Sharing a geodatabase; Designing a geodatabase; Project: Building a geodatabase

Principles of Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry; Key concepts; EM spectrum; Aerial Photography and Photogrammetry; Sensors and Platforms; Aerial photo vs. a satellite image; imagery bands; stereo images; aerial photos; resolution of images/photos; Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV); Satellite image analysis; Remote Sensing applications: Agriculture, Geology, Hydrology, Urban Planning & Land cover Mapping.

Introduction to SuperPad software; tracks and waypoints; Checking-in and Checking-out data; Creating a Project; Creating layers (point, line and polygon); Data collection and editing; Adding attributes; Importing Data from GPS to PC; Downloading the data; Data manipulation and Analysis; Creating maps from the collected data and adding basemaps.