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3rd Targeted training course: "Advanced Training on Monitoring of Crops through Satellite Technology"

16-20 June 2012 - National Center for Remote Sensing and Geo-Informatics (NCRG) at Karachi, Pakistan

Third on-the-job training course aiming to develop local expertise in develop local expertise in monitoring crops and crop damages from natural disasters through satellite technology.

Target group:

Staff from Provincial Crop Reporting Services with background in GIS, Remote Sensing, Environmental Sciences, Agro-Forestry and Cartography.

Training focus:

  • Introduction to Remote Sensing in Agriculture
  • Methodology for Crop area Estimation for crops using Satellite Techniques
  • Satellite Image Classification Technique for Crop Area Estimation
  • Satellite based Area Frame Technique
  • Crop Yield Estimation and Forecasting
  • Water Resources Development and Management
  • Monitoring of Crop Damage due to Natural Disasters

Expected outcome:

CRS officials should understand the procedure of crops monitoring through satellite technology and they will be able to estimate crop area and forecast yield and production on provincial level.

Expected outcome:

CRS officials should understand the procedure of crops monitoring through satellite technology and they will be able to estimate crop area and forecast yield and production on provincial level.

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