The course provides an introduction for marine data managers to the application of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to the marine environment using ArcGIS software. This includes acquisition, processing, analysis, and interpretation of data to create products in support of marine and coastal programs.

Aims and Objectives:
– Provide an introduction to GIS for marine applications
– Focus on some publicly available marine datasets
– Show the potential applications of GIS for the marine environment

Learning Outcomes
– Knowledge and understanding of GIS, spatial data, raster and vector models
– Core tasks involved in the GIS analysis process including data acquisition, management, manipulation and analysis, and presentation and output
– Core functionality of ArcMap, Arc Catalogue and Arc Toolbox
– Creating and editing spatial data
– Awareness of coastal and marine GIS data applications

Target Audience
Target audiences include, but are not limited to, the following: 
– Marine data managers
– Staff of NODCs working with Marine Geographic Information Systems
– University graduates

NOTE: priority will be given to participants originating from South Eastern Asia and Pacific Islands. 
UNESCO is committed to promote gender equality. Therefore applications from women are strongly encouraged.

Course Pre-requisites:
• Candidates should have a working knowledge of marine data and formats and preferably be working in institution which is responsible for the management of marine data
• This training course is not an introduction to GIS so candidates are expected to have some previous experience in the use of GIS
• Working knowledge of English.

Source: Ocean Teacher Global Academy

 Aidy M MUSLIM  Malaysia
 Mohd Fadzil MOHD AKHIR  Malaysia
 Mohd Zulkamal RADZI  Malaysia
 Rizki HANINTYO  Indonesia
  Mai DAO  Vietnam
  Kevin MACKAY  New Zealand
  Sinhalage Udaya Priyantha JINADASA  Sri Lanka
  Anusha WIJESUNDARA  Sri Lanka
  Sitakarn TAWISUWAN  Thailand
  Sing Tung TENG  Malaysia
  Khairul MOHAMMED  Malaysia
  Mohamad Zaid SAPII  Malaysia
  Ali SYIKIN  Malaysia
  Amin Noorasid BIN ABDUL JALIL  Malaysia
  Abdul Rahman BIN JUSOH Malaysia
  Noran Alwakhir BIN SHAARANI  Malaysia
  Vivian KUIT  Malaysia
  Mohd Azam MAT YAACOB Malaysia
  Mohd Nasir MOHAMAD  Malaysia

Group Photo OTGA Marine GIS

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