A new edition of the Continuing Education Course on Water Harvesting for Water Management in Rural Areas will commence shortly.
This academic year's topic is “Selection of best suitable sites for water harvesting structures through GIS and Remote Sensing”. The course is offered by the Department for Agricultural, Food and Forestry Systems (GESAAF) and directed by Elena Bresci, associate professor of Water Resources Management.
The course is delivered entirely in English through the e-moodle distance learning platform of the University of Florence. It features the collaboration of academics and experts coming from Hashemite University, Zarqa, (Jordan); the Institute of Water and Environment, Mekelle University (Ethiopia) and Rain Foundation for Andean Countries.
The course, characterised by an interdisciplinary approach, is divided in 4 modules that will focus on the techniques used in the different countries.
Course duration: 9 January - 30 September 2017 for a total of 100 hours.
Enrolment deadline: 25 November 2016.
More details here.