OTGA-INCOIS Training Course on
"GIS Applications for Coastal Zone Management"
during 28 August -1 September, 2017
International Training Centre for Operational Oceanography (ITCOocean)
ESSO-INCOIS, Hyderabad, India
The course provides an overview and hands on GIS applications pertaining to operational geospatial
services pertaining to oceanography and coastal zone using ArcGIS software. This comprises the data
acquisition, processing, analysis and interpretation of spatial data and generate the specific thematic
inputs to marine and coastal programs.
Before starting filling the online application form, please make sure to have available the following:
a motivation statement (text file) of maximum 300 words;
scan of the bio page of your passport; in case you are a national of the host country a valid identification/citizen card can be used instead of the passport;
scan of the endorsement letter (in case you are asking for funding)
link to your profile on OceanExpert (www.oceanexpert.net); if you don't have one make sure you create one in advance.
The deadline to submit the application closes 31 May 2017. Do not leave for the last minute since the system will close automatically. In case you have any questions please contact the organisers well in advance: given time differences you may not get a reply to your questions immediately.
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)
Priority will be given to participants originating from the Indian Ocean Rim
UNESCO is committed to promote gender equality. Therefore, applications from women are strongly encouraged.