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Building a Coastal Geographic Information Systems for supporting a research project on Marine Biology

REF#: 965/2018/ACORES

Description of tasks to be undertaken by the trainee(s)

- Task 1: Capacity Building on GIS and Spatial Analysis with QGIS Software (www.qgis.org) - Month 1
- Task 2: Bibliographical revision, prospection and storage of GIS data on Marine Biology and Oceanography-related R&D projects using S. Miguel island (Azores) as case-study - Months 1 and 2
- Task 3: Prospection and storage of available and free-of-charge GIS and Remote Sensing-based datasets of oceanographical variables (and geographical models) covering S. Miguel island (Azores) - Months 1 and 2
- Task 4: Building a Coastal Geographic Information System of S. Miguel Island for supporting a R&D project on Marine Biology - Months 3 and 4
- Task 5: Performing GIS-based Coastal/Marine spatial analysis and modelling tasks using S. Miguel island as case study area, for supporting the development of a R&D project on Marine Biology - Months 4 and 5
- Task 6: Presentation of the Project Final Report - Month 5

 

Profile of Trainee

Qualification: Educational Qualifications/Vocational Training

Bachelor or Master Degree in Geography, Earth Sciences (e.g. Geophysics) or Marine Sciences (e.g. Oceanography)

Personal and Social Skills

Easy integration in Research Teams; Motivation to learn and to work focused on goals achievement.

Language Skills

Average Level of English (written and spoken).

Information Technology (IT) Skills

Strong general IT skills (Windows). Good Level in GIS (e.g. QGIS, ArcGIS, gvSIG).

Other Prerequisites/Skills

Currently there are 1 youngsters selected for this traineeship.

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Region: Açores

Area: Life Sciences

Duration: 6 month(s)

Beginning: 21 Jun 2018

Ending: 21 Dec 2018

Deadline: 07 May 2018

Language course

Language Course: 25.06.2018 / 20.07.2018

Practice: 23.07.2018 / 21.12.2018 Practice: 23.07.2018 / 21.12.2018 Practice: 23.07.2018 / 21.12.2018

Number of trainees

1

Location

Departamento de Biologia, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologa, Universidade dos Açores, Ponta Delgada

Includes trips abroad

No

Work schedule

Monday to Friday - 09:00-12:30; 14:00-17:30