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  • Geographical Information Systems

    Basic info

    Professor: Chariton Kalaitzidis

    Responsible: Chariton Kalaitzidis (chariton@maich.gr)

    Duration: 5 days

    Period: September 4-8, 2017

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    Learning objectives

    This activity aims at introducing the students to the tools provided in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing, with the aim of establishing and operating a Decision Support System for Botanical Garden Management. In particular, through this activity the students will:

    • Learn about the components of a GIS and the nature of spatial data and databases
    • Be able to perform basic spatial analysis through open-source software
    • Learn how to generate digital maps
    • Become familiar with the basics of Remote Sensing
    • Gain practical experience in digital image processing and analysis
    • Learn how to set up and operate a Decision Support System in general and for the management of a botanical garden, in particular.


    • Credit 1: Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
    • Credit 2: Spatial Data Analysis
    • Credit 3: Spatial Data Analysis
    • Credit 4: Decision Support Systems on Botanical Garden Management