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Advanced European training course on marine data and information management

An advanced European training course on marine data and information management will take place in Copenhagen, Denmark, on 18-29 November 1996. It is sponsored by the Community's specific RTD programme in the field of marine science and technology (MAST III, 1994-1998).

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18 November 1996 - 18 November 1996
Denmark

An advanced European training course on marine data and information management will take place in Copenhagen, Denmark, on 18-29 November 1996. It is sponsored by the Community's specific RTD programme in the field of marine science and technology (MAST III, 1994-1998).

The training course will cover a wide range of subjects in the field of the marine environment, from data acquisition to final application, including such topics as:

- Marine information and data needs of researchers and policy makers;
- Data-acquisition procedures;
- Procedures and guidelines for quality control and assessment;
- Specific role and characteristics of remote sensing data;
- Role, capabilities and limitations of expert systems;
- Characteristics of geographical information systems and mapping systems;
- Current marine information programmes and systems in Europe and in the world.

In addition to standard software, such as spreadsheets and database management systems, a selection of specific software packages will be made available to the participants in order to demonstrate the operational usage of these tools in specific applications.
To apply for the course and for further information, please contact:

Mr. P. Geerders
P. Geerders Consultancy
Kobaltpad 16
3402 JL Ijsselstein
The Netherlands
Tel./Fax +31-30-6884942
E-mail: pgcons@worldaccess.nl

Further information is also available on the World Wide Web at:

http://neonet.nlr.nl/pg/pgcons.html or
http://137.17.128.24/pg/pgcons.html