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Field techniques courses

These workshops are aimed at those doing field research, either for dissertations or as part of an overseas expedition or fieldwork.

 For details on any of these courses, please contact Geography Outdoors.

 Camera Trapping 

Camera trapping is a non-invasive field technique which allows the researcher to gain an insight into the hidden world of wild animals in some of the most challenging environments in the world.

This one day Camera Trapping Workshop covers how to set up a systematic camera trapping survey in the field and examines the wide range of behavioural, ecological and conservation studies for which camera trapping provides a useful tool.

Forthcoming workshop: Saturday 7 March 2015

 

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 Field Techniques for Sustainable Development - Participatory approaches in practice

This two day Field Techniques for Sustainable Development workshop covers the practical research approaches and techniques for working with local people on overseas field projects.

Led by a development professional, participants are guided through the design and implementation of a range of research methodologies including the Delphi Technique, Participatory Mapping and Stakeholder Analysis.

Case studies and practical exercises look at the pros and cons of these research approaches, ensuring you make best use of time in the field.

Forthcoming workshop: Saturday 7 & Sunday 8 March 2015

 

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GIS for Expeditions and Fieldwork

This is a practical one or two day workshop on GIS for Expeditions and Fieldwork for people using tools and techniques such as GPS, remote sensing, digital mapping and data analyses (Geographical Information Sciences) as part of a field research project or expedition.

A series of mapping exercises look at how expedition fieldwork can be accomplished rapidly and efficiently, thus achieving more with the time available in the field.

Forthcoming workshop: Saturday 7 & Sunday 8 March 2015

 

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 Inclusive Expeditions

This Inclusive Expeditions workshop, delivered by Equal Adventure, provides an introduction to disability and inclusion.

This one day classroom-based workshop addresses the practical and ethical issues to be considered by leaders around inclusion when doing fieldwork and expeditions. Attendees will gain insight into different tools, approaches, and methods of communication to be developed in relation to legislation and before being actioned in the field.

Forthcoming workshop: Sunday 8 March 2015

 If you are interested in future workshops please follow the links through to the course pages or contact Geography Outdoors.

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