ForBio invite you to the course “Introduction to GPS and GIS” in Oslo October 13-14, 2014.
The course will provide basic understanding of GPS devices and the recording of geographic coordinates during field work. We will also explore map making using GIS tools such as Quantum GIS and R. The participants will learn how to access and download species occurrence data from the GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility) portal and how-to share and publish data from own field work to GBIF.
More information about the course can be found at http://www.forbio.uio.no/events/courses/2014/gis_intro.html.
Application deadline is September 15, 2014.
Contact Heidi Solstad (Heidi.email@example.com) if you have any questions.