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GIS Day Celebration at Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun on 22nd November 2020

GIS Day, help others learn about geography and the real-world applications of GIS that are making a difference in our society. On the occasion of Geography Awareness week, GIS day was celebrated in the Wildlife Institute of India (WII) campus on 22th November, 2020 as a one-day online workshop on RS-GIS and cartography. Seventy researchers of the institute participated in the virtual workshop.

Dr. Gautam Talukdar welcomed all the participants and spoke about the importance and purpose of celebrating GIS Day. The full day program consisted of a total six different sessions on theories and applications of Remote Sensing and GIS. These sessions covered viz. demonstration of GIS analytics tools on open-GIS platform, basic cartography skills, enhancing GIS outputs through graphic designing, Google Earth Engine, Basics of RS-GIS and its applications.

Mr. Amir M. Lone, GIS/IT Officer, ENVIS-WII presented presentation on “Green Skill Development programme – A journey through maps”. Fourteen researchers of Wildlife Institute of India presented lightning talks on their RS-GIS based research works. The workshop concluded with Director's closing remarks followed by a vote of thanks.