Usage of GIS technology to provide information management

NGO Green Home as member of in cooperation with NGO Sunce from Croatia, Environment Protection Agency of Montenegro and Public Institution for the Management of Protected Natural Values in the Dubrovnik-Neretva County in Croatia organized five-day training (18 – 22 July) for work in a Geographic Information System (GIS) designed for divers and volunteers who deal with the mapping of species and habitats in the sea.

Usage of GIS technology as a tool, aims to provide efficiently, more economically and modern information management. Among other things, GIS has a wide use and when it comes to the biodiversity research. During the training, participants were acquainted with basics of GIS, its implementation, methods of processing and data entry, as well as how to analyze collected information. In addition to the theoretical part of the training, the participants through practical exercises mastered all the necessary functions of the software, which will enable them to systematically process information and thus provide support for scientific research of areas conducted by the competent institution.