Geographic Information Systems and Spatial Analysis for Urban Planning @ TechNovation ESCWA
Geographic Information Systems and Spatial Analysis for Urban Planning
Thursday 12 December 2019, 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm, ESCWA Library (Beirut, Lebanon)
UNITED NATIONS ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMISSION FOR WESTERN ASIA, UNITED NATIONS OFFICE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY, IN COOPERATION WITH THE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF BEIRUT.
This TechNovation talk offers an introduction to geographic information systems (GIS) as applied to urban and regional planning, community development and local government. Emphasis will be given to understanding GIS technology and spatial analysis techniques using real-world data sets, such as the census of population and housing. This talk presents an example of a project on an urban planning problem involving the selection of appropriate methods, the use of primary and secondary data, computer-based modeling and spatial analysis.
Presentation by Ms. Mona Fawaz, Professor, American University of Beirut.
This talk is organized by the Office of the Executive Secretary of ESCWA, the Information and Communications Technology Section at ESCWA, with support from the Office of Information and Communications Technology.
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