OTGA Training Course: Marine GIS Applications for Coastal Zone Management | 20-24 January 2019

Overview This course will focus on integrated coastal zone management, in the sense that it needs to take on board the ecological, environmental, social and economic aspects of managing a coastal area or zone. The course provides an overview and hands approach on GIS applications necessary towards integrated coastal zone management including the data acquisition, processing, analysis and […]

OTGA Training Course: Marine GIS Applications using QGIS | 3 – 7 December 2017

OTGA/INOS-UMTMarine GIS Applications (using QGIS) Training Course3 – 7 December 2017, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia  Overview The course provides an introduction for marine data managers to the application of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to the marine environment using open source software (QGIS). This includes acquisition, processing, analysis, and interpretation of data to create products in support […]

OTGA Training Course: Integrated Data Analysis for Upwelling Studies | 12 – 16 November 2017

OTGA/INOS-UMTIntegrated data analysis for upwelling studies Training Course12 – 16 November 2017, Malaysia   OverviewUpwelling is an oceanographic feature that is very important to the ocean ecosystem. It brings high nutrient water to the surface and the impact is noteworthy to the ocean productivity. This nutrient-rich water will encourage a phytoplankton bloom that is ultimate […]

OTGA Training Course: OBIS Asian nodes and Coral Reef | 22 – 26 October 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8aRpty2ms7khttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_V5ummLeWfkOTGA/INOS-UMTOBIS Asian nodes and Coral Reef Training Course22 – 26 October 2017, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8aRpty2ms7k https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_V5ummLeWfk  OverviewThe course provides an introduction to the Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS). This includes best practices in marine biogeographic data management, data publication, data access, data analysis and data visualisation. Aims and Objectives– Reinforce and expand the OBIS network in […]

OTGA Training Course: Metadata using GeoNetwork | 20-24 November 2016

Overview This course introduces the concept, development, applications and evaluation of metadata. Through a combination of practical exercises, participants will critically examine metadata issues, standards, and best practices, and will evaluate the role of metadata in Ocean data management. Objectives•To introduce Marine Data Managers to the concept of metadata•To introduce metadata standards used to describe […]

OTGA Training Course 2016 : Research Data Management, 22 – 26 May 2016

IIOE2-OTGA and IORA RDM Training CourseIOC/IIOE2-OTGA and IORA Joint Training Course On Research Data Management22 – 26 May 2016, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia   1.Aims This training course seeks to bring together marine researchers, data/document managers and marine data librarians to develop an agreed approach to sound data management for all research activities conducted as part of […]