GEONETCAST for Natural and Water Resources
Pre-AFRICAGIS conference Workshop
Makarere University, Department of Geography, Kampala, Uganda, 22-24 October 2009
This workshop will help to bring participants up to speed with recent developments with respect to the GEONETCast data dissemination and ground receiving system, freeware toolbox to import the data, associated (multi-temporal)modelling and GIS applications. Furthermore it will stimulate the applicants to further develop and strengthen educational and research
activities and collaboration in these fields.
The workshop is build on the GEONETCastsystem and utilizes the various data sources provided which will contribute to a better understanding of the natural processes goingon in relation to water and natural resources conditions (e.g. flood and drought phenomena) at a basin and continental scale. The workshop will equip the participants with up-to-date knowledge and skills (through computerpracticals) using (real-time) image and data disseminated via GEONETCast. Tools used are freeware and are at disposal of participants after termination of the workshop.
For more information:
Department of Geography
Mr. Yazidhi Bamutaze Email: email@example.com