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COURSE OUTLINE

Day

Topic

Details

Time (hour)

Day Three Querying and Analyzing Data Tables

Querying Data

Attribute queries Spatial queries

1.0

Analyzing Spatial Relationships

Overlay Buffering features Accessing tools in ArcToolbox Performing Union and Intersect operations

Tables Editing Data

Understanding tables, Tabular data field types Table functionality, ArcGIS tabular formats Associating tables, Table relationships Joins and relates, Connecting tables using joins and relates, Graphs & Reports

1.0

2.0 2.0

Water Utilities Management Capacity Building Program WUM-CBP

ArcGIS editable data formats The Editor toolbar Managing edit sessions Selecting features Day Four Processing Data, Site Visit

Understanding Coordinate Geographic and projected coordinate systems Datums, Map projections Systems and Map Geographic transformations Projections Presenting Data (output)

Site Visit

Map and design objectives, Types of maps Creating maps in ArcMap Setting up the page Identifying and inserting map elements The Legend Properties dialog box Adding a north arrow and a scale Incorporating a reference system Inserting textual information Layout tools, Grids and rulers Creating and using map templates Printing and plotting maps Exporting a map

1.5

GIS for Water Utilities 1.5

3.0

GIS Unit at Miyahuna Company Day Five Summary, Test and Closing

Summary

Working groups, Examples, Case Studies Discussion

Feedback/Evaluation Test Closing Ceremony

Total Training Hours: 30

2.5 1.0 1.0

Multiple Choice

0.5 1.0

26 -30 June 2011, Amman - Jordan


COURSE DESCRIPTION

Objectives

Contents Target Group

No. of participants Trainers

This training course aims at introducing the water professionals to the geographic information system (GIS) as well as its application in the water and wastewater sector. ESRI Manual and further materials

COURSE OUTLINE

Day

Topic

Details

Time (hour)

Day One Introduction, GIS Overview

Introduction

Welcome, Training Course Outline, Expectations

1.0

GIS Overview

Basic functions of GIS Real-world application

1.0

Components of GIS a Map

Features, Layers and data Frames Map scale Relationship between features and attributes

1.5

Exploring a GIS Database

Attribute tables Identifying features Symbolizing and labeling features based on their attributes

2.5

Map Layout

Data view and layout view Layout tools Map Templates Modify Map Elements Printing Maps

1.5

-Project/Environmental engineers and managers involved in the management of water,wastewater and stormwater projects. -Water utilities personnel and Government employees involved in GIS and water works. Maximum 20 Participants. Eng. Omar Al- Malkawi: Manager of GIS Department of Jordan Water Company (Miyahuna) with 35 years of practical experience in the field. Eng. Samer Qarmout: Head of GIS Department of Engicon with 17 years of experience in this field

Training Methods

Lectures, site visits, discussions, practical training.

Training Language

Arabic/English

Date

26 - 30 June, 2011

Location

Engicon O&M Training Centre, Amman

Duration

5 days (30 hours)

Test

Written test, minimum. 0.5 hour Multiple Choice Test

Certificate

Certificate will be issued by ACWUA, Engicon O&M and DWA to all attendees completing minimum of 85% of the total training hours.

Day Two Maps, Raster and Vector Data

Understandin Coordinate systems and map projections Reading and finding location coordinates on a g Location map Measuring areas and distances on a map

1.5

Raster Date and Vector Data

Representing real-world features Storing real-world locations Symbolizing rasters Using raster and vector data together The geo-database

1.5

Geographic Data

Data formats Methods of creating geographic data Using ArcCatalog to explore geographic data Metadata

1.5

GIS for Water Utilities” Training Course  

26-30 June, 2011 Amman-Jordan Under the Water Utilities Management Capacity Building Program (WUM-CBP), the Arab Countries Water Utilities...