Space Information Management
Organizations with activities related to subjects such as: sustainable development, climate change and management of risks increasingly use information derived from observations from earth orbiting satellites. These observations offer various advantages, such as a large geographic coverage, impossible to achieve with traditional in-situ measurements and observations. But how to adequately manage this information and provide it efficiently to the users? And how to integrate space information with information from traditional sources?
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This course is aimed at information professionals who have to deal with large quantities of space information and data and want to work on an effective and efficient information management structure.
In 2 days of practical and interactive classroom sessions our lecturer will guide you through all the aspects of space information. Individual and group assignments will be used to make sure all the attendants both understand the course material and are able to use it in their own work. The course includes ample opportunity for interaction with the lecturer to discuss the use of space information in the specific working situation of the participants.
After completing the course, the participant has the right knowledge, insight and skills to include space information as a source of supporting information to the organization’s activities, and to adequately manage this information along with information from other sources.
The Space Information Management course covers the following topics:
- What is space information
- Satellites and sensors
- Importance of metadata
- Derived information products
- Users and applications
- Integration of space information
- Geographic Information Systems
- Management of space information
A course offered by GO | School for Information, in collaboration with P. Geerders Consultancy, The Netherlands