9 - E-Learning courses 2011
distance elearning courses hosted by IGN / Ecole
Nationale des Sciences Géographiques (ENSG), France.
The 2011 series of e-learning courses from EuroSDR, started with a
pre-course seminar, hosted by IGN / ENSG in Marne la Vallée, France,
from 8th to 9th March 2011.
EduServ webpages at ENSG.
seminar will be followed by four two-week distance e-learning courses,
designed for knowledge transfer from the research to the production domain
(see details below).
EduServ courses are followed over the Internet from any location, thereby
allowing participants to update their knowledge with minimum disruption.
Courses require about thirty hours of online study and are completed over
a period of two weeks during Spring of each year.
of the quality of Digital Terrain Models
Principal group: Aalborg University, Denmark
Tutors: Joachim Höhle (Homepage)
and Marketa Potuckova
On completion of the course, the participants will be familiar with methods
which check and improve Digital Terrain Models using manual and automatic
Dates: 14th to 25th March 2011
INSPIRE Directive and its Implementing Rules - How to understand and apply
Principal group: K.U.Leuven, Belgium
Tutors: Danny Vandenbroucke, Joep Crompvoets and Jos van Orshoven
The course aims to train INSPIRE stakeholders how to implement components
of the INSPIRE infrastructure at the European, national or sub-national
level and how to assess conformity with the Implementing Rules.
Dates: 4th to 15th April 2011
Reference Frames: application to the realisation of the European Reference
Principal group: Ecole Nationale des Sciences Géographiques, Paris.
Tutor: Zuher Altamimi (Homepage)
The practical application of this course is placed in the context of the
optimal implementation of the ETRS89 by the European National Mapping
and Cadastral Agencies (NMCAs).
Dates: 2nd to 13th May 2011
data in Urban Environments
Principal group: IGN France
Tutors: Nicolas Paparoditis (Homepage),
Juha Hyyppä, Marc Pierrot-Deseilligny (Homepage),
Mathieu Brédif (Homepage),
Bruno Vallet (Homepage),
Sylvain Airault, Nicolas Bellaiche
On completion of the course, the participants will be familiar with the
main tools (operational and research ones) to design, produce and process
3D data (geometry and semantics) in urban environments.
Dates: 23rd May to 3rd June 2011
courses will be preceded by a two-day seminar from 8th to 9th March 2011
at Ecole Nationale des Sciences Géographiques, Paris. Background material
is presented by the tutors; participants meet the tutors and fellow participants;
the learning platform - Moodle - is demonstrated
organiser and host for EduServ 9 is Pascal Barbier of Ecole Nationale
des Sciences Géographiques, Paris.
fees are: 600 € for 1-2 courses, and 700 € for 3-4 courses