QGIS for Hydrological Applications Course

Introduction

The course introduces QGIS in a problem based learning approach that is centered around acquisition and (pre)processing of data for hydrological applications.

Duration

10 Days

Who Should Attend

The course is designed for professionals (engineers and scientists) active in the water/environment sector, especially those involved in using simulation models for water management and GIS analysts.

COURSE LEVEL:

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Face to Face Schedules By Location
Nairobi Schedules:
Code Date Duration Location Fees
QHA001 27 Feb 2023 - 10 Mar 2023 10 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 150,000 | USD 2,200 Register
QHA001 27 Mar 2023 - 7 Apr 2023 10 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 150,000 | USD 2,200 Register
QHA001 24 Apr 2023 - 5 May 2023 10 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 150,000 | USD 2,200 Register
QHA001 22 May 2023 - 2 Jun 2023 10 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 150,000 | USD 2,200 Register
QHA001 26 Jun 2023 - 7 Jul 2023 10 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 150,000 | USD 2,200 Register
QHA001 24 Jul 2023 - 4 Aug 2023 10 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 150,000 | USD 2,200 Register
QHA001 21 Aug 2023 - 1 Sep 2023 10 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 150,000 | USD 2,200 Register
QHA001 18 Sep 2023 - 29 Sep 2023 10 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 150,000 | USD 2,200 Register
QHA001 23 Oct 2023 - 3 Nov 2023 10 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 150,000 | USD 2,200 Register
QHA001 20 Nov 2023 - 1 Dec 2023 10 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 150,000 | USD 2,200 Register
QHA001 11 Dec 2023 - 22 Dec 2023 10 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 150,000 | USD 2,200 Register
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Virtual Trainer Led Schedules
Contact Us on (+254) 715 077 817 / (+254) 792 516 000 or email us [email protected] for a virtual schedule.
E-Learning

Contact Us on (+254) 715 077 817 / (+254) 792 516 000 or email us [email protected] for E-Learning course.


Objectives of the course

  1. georeference a scanned map
  2. digitize vector layers from scanned maps
  3. delineate catchments and streams from digital elevation models
  4. find and use open data from the internet
  5. apply map algebra for spatial planning
  6. design maps

Course Outline

  1. Introduction to Open Source software for GIS and hydrological modelling;
  2. Spatial Data Infrastructures for Open Access Water Data;
  3. Using QGIS to digitize vector layers from a scanned map;
  4. Using QGIS for importing tabular data into GIS, data correction and interpolation;
  5. Using QGIS for catchment and stream delineation;
  6. Data visualisation (2D/3D) and map design
  7. Mapathon for the Red Cross

Course Administration Details:

METHODOLOGY

The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.

ACCREDITATION

Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute(IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).

TRAINING VENUE

The training will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.

ACCOMMODATION AND AIRPORT PICKUP

Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email:[email protected].  

Mob: +254 715 077 817

TAILOR- MADE

This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817or +250 789 621 067

Mob: +254 792516000+254 792516010 or mail [email protected] or [email protected]

PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank before the course start date

Send proof of payment to [email protected]


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