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OTGA-INCOIS Training Course on
"Marine GIS for Operational Oceanography"
during January 18-22, 2016
Organized by
International Training Centre for Operational Oceanography (ITCOocean)
ESSO-INCOIS, Hyderabad, India

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About the Course:

We are pleased to inform you that the period for applications for the following Training Course is open until 15 November 2015:
We therefore invite you to share this information among potential interested candidates in your country and Region.
Interested candidates should submit the following documents:

Both full- and co-sponsoring are available for a limited number of participants.

The selection of participants who will be sponsored will take into consideration:

  • Applicant country's development status (preference will be given to LIFDCs)
  • Endorsement of the candidate's application by his/her employer and any co-sponsoring
  • Expected impact of the training for the applicant's institution
  • Possibility of any co-sponsorship (co-sponsorship is an asset for selection)

UNESCO is committed to promote gender equality. Therefore, applications from women are strongly encouraged.

Applications (OTGA Application Form and Endorsement Letter) should be sent by email to
Dr. Claudia Delgado (OTGA Project Manager, and
Dr. B. Madhusudan Rao (OTGA India Regional Training Centre Coordinator, / no later than 15 November 2015. Send all documents in one single email with the subject 'Marine GIS for Operational Oceanography course application'.
The deadline for applications is 15 November 2015


Faculty members

  • Mr. R S Mahendra, INCOIS, Hyderabad
  • Mr. N Kiran Kumar, INCOIS, Hyderabad
  • Mr. Prakash Mohanty, INCOIS, Hyderabad
  • Mr. Sai P Bharadwaj, INCOIS, Hyderabad
  • Ms. Jyoti Nayak, INCOIS, Hyderabad

Guest Faculty Members

  • Dr. P. S. Roy
    Honorary Professor, National Academy of SciencesPlatinum, Jubilee Senior Scientist Fellow, University Center for Earth and Space Sciences, University of Hyderabad,, Hyderabad - 500046 India,
  • Dr. G Srinivasa Rao
    Head, Disaster Management Support Division, National Remote Sensing Centre / ISRO, Balanagar, Hyderabad - 500 037, India,
  • Dr. Amarendra Kumar
    Indian Institute of Survey and Mapping, Survey of India, Uppal, Hyderabad

List of Participants

Agenda / Programme

Time 18 January, 2016 19 January, 2016 20 January, 2016 21 January, 2016 22 January, 2016

09:30 - 11:00

Introduction to GIS
(P S Roy, UoH)
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Digital Cartography
(A K Singh, IISM)
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Disaster Management with emphasis on Coastal Flooding
(G S Rao, NRSC)
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Mapping of shoreline
(P C Mohanty)
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Generation of outputs/maps/ KML
(Jyothi Nayak)

11:00 - 11:30

Tea/Coffee Break Tea/Coffee Break Tea/Coffee Break Tea/Coffee Break Tea/Coffee Break

11:30 - 13:00

Map Projection and Coordinate System
(R S Mahendra)
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Generation of Mangrove Maps
(R S Mahendra)
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Generation of surface using ASCII data
(Jyothi Nayak)
Generation of PFZ Map
(Jyothi Nayak)
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Test and Feedback

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch Break Lunch Break Lunch Break Lunch Break Lunch Break

14:00 - 15:30

Introduction to AcrGIS software
(N Kiran Kumar)
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Preparation of Base Map
(P C Mohanty)
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Generation of elevation contours and slope maps
(Jyothi Nayak)
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Generation of Coral Reef Map
(P C Mohanty)
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Closing ceremony

15:30 - 16:00

Tea/Coffee Break Tea/Coffee Break Tea/Coffee Break Tea/Coffee Break Tea/Coffee Break

16:00 - 17:30

View data in ArcMap
(N Kiran Kumar)
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Conversion of tabular data into GIS
(Sai P Bharadwaj)
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Mapping of vector data: wind, wave and currents
(P C Mohanty)
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Data editing and analysis
(Sai P Bharadwaj)
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