CSP7201 - Vegetation Mapping

Course CodeCSP7201
Course TitleVegetation Mapping
DescriptionTUITION FEES: The Cost To Learner displayed in the Course Details is an approximate amount. Please refer to the 'Class Cost to Learner' displayed in the Class Details for the specific class session you wish to attend. Additional information is available at the NCTC website.

Note: Tuition is not applicable to FWS, BLM and NPS employees

Creating a vegetation cover map can be a daunting task that spans over years. This 5-day course examines vegetation mapping options and provides a framework on how to proceed with your project. Topics include project planning, National Vegetation Classification Standards (NVCS), mapping land cover using ArcGIS software and GPS techniques, accuracy assessment, sampling strategies, managing data and deliverables, and writing contracts. Mapping case studies will be discussed and time will be set aside for one-on-one consultation. The instructor cadre will consist of field experts from The National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, West Virginia National Heritage Program and private consultants. Target Audience: Anyone responsible for developing a vegetation cover map for your refuge, park or conservation area. Disclaimer - Mention of any product name, companies or other reference does not imply USFWS or federal endorsement.
Delivery MethodInstructor Led
Non-FWS Fee$1,195.00
Instructional Hours40
Course Content ContactEric Kelchlin: eric_kelchlin@fws.gov; (304) 876-7453; eric_kelchlin@fws.gov
Curriculum CategoryGeospatial and Statistics
Course FrequencyOnce per year
Registration LinkLMS
Extracted from DOI LEARN on8/8/2017 3:30:21 AM

Schedule:  CSP7201 - Vegetation Mapping