Workshop on geospatial technologies and remote sensing to monitor sustainable development objectives was held from July 4-8, 2016 in Budapest city
During the workshop reports of the foreign lecturers were heard from such leading organizations as: UNOOSA, Austria– Laurent Zoran, ESRI, Switzerland – Martin Angles, Google UK – Ed Parsons, GEO Switzerland – Douglas Crip and from DG EU-JRC Italy – Allan Belward.
According to workshop program international consultants have conducted practical exercises for reinforcement and retention of material, on which examples of works in GIS and Earth Remote Sensing were shown. In general workshop was held successfully and productively. New acquaintance in using these software products are appeared, with whom close relationships will be supported in order to share experience on social networks and Internet means.
At final day some participants have presented their experience of case studies and presented their best practice including Karypov А.А has reported on objectives and tasks of the World Bank project and vision of building Water Information System in the Kyrgyz Republic. Also specialists from GEF, USA – Apunam Anand, WRI, USA Emily Nilson, CEU Hungary Susana Gabor have shared with their knowledge and achievements in GIS and Earth Remote Sensing.
Application of Earth Remote Sensing (ERS) in water sector allows to conduct spatial analysis comparing existing satellite images of different years with changes of water course, reservoirs and lakes. This method is able to use only with multispectral image of different sources and time of survey.