CEWRE, UET organized a workshop on GIS Application and Spatial Data Analysis for Water Management

The Centre of Excellence in Water Resources Engineering (CEWRE) University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Lahore organized a two-days workshop on “GIS Application and Spatial Data Analysis for Water Management”. The workshop was a combination of theoretical discussions and hands-on practice. The main objective of this workshop was to shed light on GIS and Remote Sensing application in water resources management, Introduction to GIS Data Standardization, Multi-Criteria Analysis, Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) Technique, Introduction to Google Earth Engine and datasets, Basic JavaScript syntax and earth engine code platform and editor, Satellite image visualization and metadata, Mathematical operations and spectral indices (NDWI, NDSI, etc.), Satellite images classification and change analysis. Dr. Ghulam Nabi from CEWRE UET, Dr. Hammad Gillani from The Institute of Space Technology Islamabad and Muhammad Asif Javed from Punjab University were resource persons. Vice Chancellor UET Lahore Prof. Dr. Syed Mansoor Sarwar participated as Chief Guest at closing ceremony. In his concluding remarks, Vice Chancellor UET appreciated the CEWRE faculty and staff for successful conduction of workshop. He encouraged them to carry out such activities for capacity building of professionals and young engineers who are working in the water sector. While addressing the closing ceremony he said that CEWRE can play a major role in resolving the water- related issues faced by country. At the closing ceremony Director CEWRE Prof. Dr. Noor Muhammad Khan also highlighted the importance of water management and the use of GIS and Remote Sensing technology to solve the complex problems related to water resources planning and management. He also emphasized on enhancing the capacity and capability of professionals and young scientist by conducting such training workshop and seminars in different aspects of water resources, in coming days. At the end of ceremony Vice chancellor UET Prof. Dr. Syed Mansoor Sarwar distributed certificates among organizers.

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