First Technical Training (Fundamentals, Platforms and Sensors in Remote Sensing)
The first technical training under the UN4DRR project is scheduled to start on May 3rd and will continue until May 11th 2021. The training on remote sensing fundamentals is organized virtually by University of Valencia (UPV Spain). The first session of the training focused on “Physical fundamentals of remote sensing” delivered by Prof. Luis A. Ruiz from UPV. The next session by Prof. Andrija Krtalić from University of Zagreb will be on “Platforms & sensors: Optical sensors”. The agenda includes a session on by Prof. Jonathan Chan on “Hyperspectral sensors” and Prof. Luis A. Ruiz on “Active sensors: RADAR and LiDAR”. Total of 94 participants from IOR institutions have registered for the technical training. The training will contribute capacity building for delivering modernized courses related to Disaster Risk Reduction and Management integrating GIS/RS applications in the IOR institutions under the project.