WG V/6: Distance Learning - Education and Training Services

Our Mission

To improve the use of spatial information in developing countries through distance learning and the dissemination of training best practices.

 

Working Group Officers:



Chair  

Ana I. PradosAna I. Prados
NASA Applied Remote Sensing Training (ARSET)
Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology
University of Maryland Baltimore County
Atmospheric Chemistry and Dynamics Laboratory
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771
USA
+1-301-614-5494

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Co-Chair  

S.K. SrivastavS.K. Srivastav
Remote Sensing & Geoinformatics Group
Indian Institute of Remote Sensing
Indian Space Research Organisation
Department of Space, Government of India
4, Kalidas Road
Dehradun-248001
India
+91-135-2524131

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Co-Chair  

Hilcea FerreiraHilcea Ferreira
National Institute for Space Research (INPE)
Earth Observation General Coordination
Av. dos Astronautas 1758
Sao Jose dos Campos SP, 12227-010

Brazil
+55-12-3208- 6482

Secretary  

Pawan GuptaPawan Gupta
ARSET Air Quality Team Lead
Universities Space Research Association Atmospheric Chemistry and Dynamic Branch
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt MD 20771
USA
301-614-5229

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Supporters

Regional Coordinator  

H. FarahH. Farah
Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD)
Kasarani Road
P.O.Box 632-00618
Nairobi
Kenya

Terms of Reference:

  • Disseminate knowledge on “Distance-Learning Best Practices” through: 1) conference sessions, 2) “train the trainers” webinar(s) and/or workshop(s), and 3) peer-reviewed articles in ISPRS journals. 
  • Develop and deliver distance-learning courses on access and use of spatial information.
  • Collaborate with Working Groups II, III, IV and V of the TC to develop the content of the distance learning courses and methodologies for sharing with the geospatial community.
  • Collaborate with other international organizations engaged in geospatial capacity building activities.