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2010/10 Training on Land Change Modeling for REDD (Bronx, New York, USA)

by Rose Hessmiller last modified Jan 31, 2013 09:47 PM
Contributors: Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), Clark Labs
October 25– 29, 2010, Bronx Zoo, Bronx, New York, USA - Training workshop on land change modeling (LCM) for REDD analysis for Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) technical staff. Workshop was hosted by Clark Labs and WCS and was made possible by support from USAID through the TransLinks Cooperative Agreement.
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Day 1 - October 25

Time Description

Morning

Welcome
Joe Walston (Asia Program, Wildlife Conservation Society(WCS))

Lecture 1.0 General Course Introduction with Land Cover Change models
Robert Rose (WCS Conservation Support)

Lecture 1.1 General Introduction to REDD
Marisa Arpels (WCS Climate Change Mitigation Team)

Lecture 1.2 Introduction to Baseline Modeling for REDD
Robert Rose (WCS Conservation Support)

Afternoon

 

 

Lecture 1.3 Introduction to Remote Sensing
Stefano Crema (Clark Labs)

Lecture 1.4 Introduction to IDRISI and LCM
Stefano Crema (Clark Labs)

Lecture 1.5a Introduction to IDRISI and LCM
Lecture 1.5b Introduction to IDRISI and LCM

Stefano Crema (Clark Labs)

Hands On Activity

Intro to IDRISI
Land Cover Analysis in IDRISI
Importing data files
Displaying raster layers

Homework

Get familiar with IDRISI
Set up a new project
Try importing a raster and vector data set
Display data

 

Day 2 - October 26

Time Description

Morning

Question and Answer

Lecture 2.1a - Intro to Land Change Modelling (LCM): Using IDRISI
Lecture 2.1b - Intro to Land Change Modelling (LCM): Using LCM Analysis Tabs in IDRSI
Stefano Crema (Clark Labs)

Lecture 2.2 Threats
Stefano Crema (Clark Labs)

Noon

 

 

Student Lunchtime Talks - Innovative Uses of Land Use Planning Tools in WCS’s Landscapes Around the World

Teddy Siles (WCS Bolivia)

Tanya Zeriga-ALONE (WCS Papua New Guinea)

Afternoon

 

Lecture 2.3 Static vs Dynamic Variables
Stefano Crema (Clark Labs)

Hands On Activity

Data preparation
Threat layers, including hunting model
Begin working with LCM

Homework

Try running hunting model on your data or practice data set
Prepare your data for use in LCM
Begin basic LCM model


Day 3 - October 27

Time Description

Morning

 

Question and Answer

Lecture 3.1 Madagascar Case Study
Nantenaina Raharison (WCS Madagascar)

Noon

 

 

Student Lunchtime Talks - Innovative Uses of Land Use Planning Tools in WCS’s Landscapes Around the World

Joel Masselink (WCS DR Congo)

Guy Picton Phillips (WCS Tanzania)

Afternoon

 

 

Lecture 3.2 Validation
Stefano Crema (Clark Labs)

Hands On Activity

Developing Models in LCM

Homework

Continue working on your model
Project future deforestation


Day 4 - October 28

Time Description

 

Morning


 

Question and Answer

Lecture 4.1 Scenario Testing
Stefano Crema (Clark Labs)

Noon

 

 

Student Lunchtime Talks - Innovative Uses of Land Use Planning Tools in WCS’s Landscapes Around the World

Bonie Dewantara (WCS Indonesia)

Grace Nangendo (WCS Uganda)

 

Afternoon

 

Hands On Activity

Continued work on models in LCM
Project future deforestation
Begin scenario development

Day 5 - October 29

Time Description

Morning

 

Question and Answer

Hands On Activity

Carbon estimates
Scenario Testing

Noon

 

 

Student Lunchtime Talks - Innovative Uses of Land Use Planning Tools in WCS’s Landscapes Around the World

Ingrid Qauqau (WCS Fiji)

Jeremy Ferrand (WCS Lao PDR)

Afternoon

 

 

Hands On Activity

Carbon estimates
Scenario Testing

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