Centre for Ecology and Hydrology has a number of new training courses on offer.
Using drones to map habitats
Wallingford nr. Oxford
17 & 18 July 2019
Early Bird discounts end on 15 June 2019!
This two-day course will provide participants with the basic skills needed to take images collected from a UAV platform such as a quadcopter, process the images into a scene suitable for image processing, and generate classified images. We will talk you through the steps necessary to produce high quality and accurate maps suitable for the mapping of vegetation and land forms.
More information and sign-up: https://www.ceh.ac.uk/training/using-drones-map-habitats
Radiological Protection of the Environment
The training course Radiological Protection of the Environment (Radioecology)has been developed by the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, the University of Stirling and the University of Salford.
It will run on 22 – 24 July 2019 in Lancaster.
CEH has now run this course several times, in the UK and abroad. This two-day course will run over three days (from lunchtime to lunchtime). It covers a number of aspects of environmental (non-human biota) radiological assessment, including the ERICA tool, radionuclide transfer, dosimetry, effects, benchmarks, dispersion and how to model atmospheric noble gases.
For more information and sign-up, please click here
Introduction to GIS for environmental scientists course
16 & 17 October 2019
Wallingford nr. Oxford
Early Bird discounts end on 31 July 2019! (but we expect this course to sell out well before then)
This two-day course will familiarise users with GIS and its functionality, focussing on the market-leading ESRI ArcGIS software. The course uses a mixture of taught sessions, demonstrations and practicals. We introduce participants to the key concepts behind GIS, some of the most frequently used tools for spatial analysis and how to address some of the most common challenges encountered in using GIS for environmental science.
More information and sign-up: https://www.ceh.ac.uk/training/introduction-gis-environmental-scientists
Ozone pollution: A hidden threat to African crop production
24-26 September 2019
There are 5 bursaries available for researchers resident in Africa
Researchers resident in ODA countries: £49
UK residents: £599
This three-day course will train participants in recognising ozone injury on crops and raise awareness of the threat of ozone pollution on food production. Options for mitigation of impacts and further knowledge exchange with stakeholders will be explored.
More information and sign-up: https://www.ceh.ac.uk/training/Ozone-pollution-Africa-Bangor
Deadline: September 26, 2019
For more information, please visit: https://www.ceh.ac.uk/training