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Application of Remote Sensing to Support the Management of Hydrographic Watersheds in Latin America and the Caribbean

Itaipu Technological Park (PTI)
Foz do Iguaçu
Date Range: 
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 to Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Prediction and monitoring of water and extreme weather are a vital part of managing an area's natural resources. In partnership with UNESCO, ARSET is hosting a six day training on satellite remote sensing applications for watershed management. The training will take place in Foz do Iguaçu at the Itaipu Technological Park. Attendees will learn about remote sensing techniques applicable to water resource management through case studies and exercises. Registration is now closed, but more information is available on the course website.

Topics will include:

  • monitoring and predicting water-related disasters
  • precipitation estimates
  • soil moisture evapotranspiration
  • synthetic aperture radar (data access and processing)
  • land classifications
Course Format: 
  • Six days of intensive, in-person training
    • 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Day 5 will include a technical visit to the São Francisco Verdadeiro Watershed

To prepare for the training, please view Introduction to Synthetic Aperture Radar; Introducción al Radar de Apertura Sintética

​Attendees that do not complete prerequisites may not be properly prepared for the pace during the training.

Download the São Francisco Verdadeiro River watershed shapefile »

Registration Information: 

Registration for this training is now CLOSED.

Visit the course website for more information. 

30 November 2017

Module 3

Module 4

1 December 2017

Module 5

Module 6

2 December 2017

Module 7

Module 8

4 December 2017

Module 9

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