Certificate Course in Fundamentals of GIS and Remote Sensing

Certificate Course in Fundamentals of GIS and Remote Sensing


8 Weeks


Online/ Physical





About the course

This course looks at the fundaments of Remote Sensing and GIS tools and how they can be applied to various disciplines. Over the years, the uses of remote sensing and GIS have proven so effective in collecting and analyzing large geospatial data with precision in less time.

The robustness of these tools also makes it possible for experts in different fields of endeavors to access and analyze historical data and present data to guide future planning.

This course will allow the students to analyze, create databases, monitor, and simulate future environmental challenges amidst the fast-approaching timeline of the United Nations Sustainable (2030). This course will equip students with the skills to advise policy makers and stakeholders in making decisions in their respective fields of study.

Course objectives

Who is the course for?

What you will learn

  • What is GIS?
  • Roots of GIS
  • Functions and Uses of GIS
  • Components of GIS
  • Measurement, Mapping, Monitoring, and Modelling
  • Contributing Disciplines
  • Software
  • Data Model
  • Data Input and Editing
  • Data Quality and Issues
  • Sources of Error in GIS
  • Map Projection
  • How Data is presented in GIS
  • What is Remote Sensing?
  • Application of Remote Sensing
  • Remote Sensing Process
  • Linkage of GIS to Remote Sensing
  • Electromagnetic Remote Sensing Process
  • Remote Sensing Data

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