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Remote Sensing for Humanitarian Programs Workshop

Organisation: Harvard Humanitarian Initiative
Type of event: Workshop
Sector: Multisector
Country: United States of America
Date: 20 June 2016 to 24 June 2016
Time: 9am to 5pm
Free Event: No

The 2016 Remote Sensing for Humanitarian Programs Workshop will be held from June 20 - 24, 2016 at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA, USA.

This course is the first professional training course with the aim of providing humanitarian professionals basic skills and knowledge required to use remote sensing technologies, such as satellite and drone imagery, as part of humanitarian operations. The goal of the course is to equip participants with the necessary expertise to manage, design, and utilize remote sensing programs during both natural disasters and conflict-related emergencies.

The Remote Sensing Workshop for Humanitarian Response is a five-day training conducted by the Signal Program on Human Security and Technology at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative. The course faculty is experienced in remote sensing for humanitarian response, and has extensive expertise in analyzing data from both satellites and from unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in real-world-situations.

More information, and registration, can be found here.

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