Advanced Geospatial Training Program in Natural Resource Management and Conservation

“Advanced geospatial training program will be available at TAMU-College Station, March 29 – April 4, 2010. The purpose of the program is to improve applications of geospatial science and technology in natural resource management and conservation. It will include the following components:

  1. intensive training sessions (4 half-days) on advanced geospatial analysis and modeling approaches and their applications in natural resource management and conservation;
  2. research seminars and lab visits (2 half-days) with TAMU faculty and graduate students to discuss current research, cutting edge technology in geospatial sciences, and opportunities for graduate study;
  3. a field trip (1 day) to Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Uvalde to learn and gain hand-on experience on how to use GPS and remote sensing to study livestock and wildlife movement and resource utilization cross heterogeneous landscapes.
  4. meetings (1 half-day) with Hispanic graduate fellows and their mentors from TAMU Graduate Diversity Fellowship Program, Hispanic Leadership Program in Agriculture and Natural Resources, Sloan Minority PhD Program, and Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and related sciences to discuss graduate study and campus life at TAMU.”

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