Monday, February 17, 2014

geoASSESS Workshop Completed in Bhutan!

The GIScience Commission of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW-GIScience) and the Interfaculty Department of Geoinformatics - Z_GIS, University of Salzburg, Austria cooperated in conducting a regional workshop on 'Geospatial Technologies Assessing Socio-Economic Vulnerability due to Climate Change (geoASSESS)'.  in Lobeysa, Bhutan from 11 to 15 February, 2014.
Prof. Josef Strobl and Dr. Shahnawaz coordinated the workshop and it was hosted by the College of Natural Resources (CNR), Royal University of Bhutan (RUB). Supported by the Eurasia-Pacific Uninet, this GIScience-based advanced training for teachers and postgraduate students benefited 18 participants from Bhutan, Nepal, India and Austria. The participants have disciplinary backgrounds in Geography, Geoinformatics, Forestry, Agriculture and Animal Husbandry.

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