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Foundation for Ecological Research, Advocacy and Learning

Training on Global positioning Systems (GPS) and Basic Geographical Information systems (GIS) to Forest Department Staff

A two day course for forest department staff covering the basics of using hand held GPS units for mapping and navigation and use of Quantum GIS to view and overlay this data.
The exercise on logging tracks and using them for navigation.
Kumaran demonstrates area calculations using a Garmin Etrex.
Event Information


Kumaran K
Jr. Research Fellow
R.S. Bhalla
Principal Investigator
Saravanan S
Field Coordinator

Event Details

Related Project: Hydrologic and carbon services in the Western Ghats: Response of forests and agro-ecosystems to extreme rainfall events
Date: 26th Oct 2015 to 27th Oct 2015
Venue: Interpretation Centre Cairn Hill - Ooty
Number of Participants: 32

Partner Institutes

  • Forest Departement of Tamil Nadu District Forest Office Nilgiri South Event Host
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