SAME DAY EVENTS:
Current Issues in Storm Water Regulation
L930 IEMC, Community Specific: Puyallup, WA
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
NFIP Producer Program
Seminar for Agents in Florida
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Basics of the National Flood Insurance Program
|2/27/2012 - 3/1/2012 |
|GIS Introduction (CSP7100)
|Location: Ventura, CA
US Fish & Wildlife Service
Course begins at 8:00AM on the first day, and ends at 12PM the last day.
geographic information system (GIS) is a powerful tool that can assist
conservation professionals in natural resource-related projects. This
course gives participants an introduction to GIS technology and
terminology and teaches them how to use an existing GIS. Professionals
emerge from this course with skills in the use of GIS software. Training
examples use data from actual FWS projects and other similar
conservation efforts. College Credit: 2 semester hours.
Target Audience: Professionals working in conservation and natural resource projects,
including field station and refuge personnel who wish to use the
capabilities of GIS to better manage natural resources. No previous
experience with GIS is required. Note: Experienced individuals who
wish to develop GIS systems should consider taking 'GIS Project Design
for Natural Resources' (TEC7129)
- Describe the basic functioning of GIS technology and its application to
natural resource management;
- Make decisions in the application of GIS
technology to natural resource issues;
- Create and print maps; and Use
GIS software for natural resource applications.
$1150 for a five day course
Tuition fees are not charged to employees of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Tuition fees for all USFWS Service contractors and volunteers are the responsibility of the contracting agency or the sponsoring office. National Park Service and Bureau of Land Management Employees, because of their agency contributions, are not charged NCTC tuition fee A tuition fee will be charged to all other participants at the following rates: NCTC tuition fees.
So Lan Ching, 304-876-7771, so_lan_Ching@fws.gov
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