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GIS FOR EXPOSURE ASSESSMENT IN ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH RESEARCH. WITH FREE AND OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE: QGIS, R, PYTHON (2021-2022)

General information

This course may undergo changes in the calendar, teaching methodology or assessment procedure depending on the course of events and the guidelines of health authorities in relation to the COVID-19 crisis. Notwithstanding, the quality of the training and the achievement of objectives are guaranteed in all cases.
Qualification awarded: Curs Superior Universitari (Degree Universitat Barcelona)
Management:
  • Casamitjana Badia, Núria
Number of credits: 2,00
Length of course (in academic years): 1
Mode of delivery (face-to-face/ blended/ distance): Distance
Centre responsible : Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
In-company placement(s): No
Enrolment fee:
  • 350,00 €
  • An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
Classes begin: 12/1/2021

Objectives and admission

Learning objectives:
- Gain relevant knowledge of what a geographic information system (GIS) is.
- To be able to find and to manage vector and raster data.
- To be able to process and analyse GIS data by using the most advanced programming techniques.

Recommended applicant profiles and admission requirements:
Predocs, postdocs, technical officers or professionals in public health who want to work efficiently with spatial data and SIG tools.

Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:
Students who are not university graduates may be admitted on these courses. These students will be eligible for a university extension course certificate.Information regarding the entry requirements in this case can be obtained from the course coordinators.

Further information

FACULTY OR SCHOOL WHERE THE COURSE IS TAUGHT

Name of individual or institution: Facultat de Medicina I Ciències de la salut UB
Address: C/Casanova 143 Campus Casanova 08036 Barcelona Espanya
Email address: nuria.casamitjana@isglobal.org
Webpage: http://www.isglobal.org
Telephone: +34 93 227 1814
Fax: +34 93 227 1821
Observations: from Monday to Friday, 9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. (office hours).


FOR FURTHER ENQUIRIES

Name of individual or institution: Dra. Núria Casamitjana
Address: C/ Rosselló 132 7a planta 08036 Barcelona Espanya
Email address: nuria.casamitjana@isglobal.org
Webpage: http://www.isglobal.org
Telephone: +34 93 227 1814
Fax: +34 93 227 1821
Observations: from Monday to Friday, 9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. (office hours).

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