Training Schools (TS)

Training School 2 (WG3): Geospatial tools, vectors and vector-borne pathogens

Responsible WG: WG3 - Geospatial tools in vector research

Main organizer: Laura Rinaldi

Local organizers: Laura Rinaldi and Giuseppe Cringoli

Date: October 14-17, 2014

Location: Napoli, Italy

Number of trainee participants: 15

Trainers: Laura Rinaldi, Giuseppe Cringoli, Vincenzo Musella, Giuseppe Marzatico

Objective of the training school: The training school will be organized in lectures and practical sessions aimed at: introducing GIS software, constructing projects in the GIS environments (vector and raster data formats); preparing data for GIS; acquiring spatial data; performing spatial analysis related vector research; acquiring climatic data from remote sensing; preparing layouts from a GIS project using students’ data on vectors and vector-borne pathogens. The aim of this training school will be to broaden your skills in spatial epidemiology for understanding environmental and climatic factors related to the distribution of vectors and vectors-borne pathogens.

Deadline for applications: 30 June 2014

Selection results: 15 July 2014

Detailed program: download

Practical information regarding costs and accommodation: download