Programs & Events
Sindhudurg Wetland Brief Documentation Committee in collaboration with SRM College, Kudal
ODK MAPPING WORKSHOP
National Level Workshop through Geospatial Technologies
Dr. Aparna Phadke, Assistant Professor, Geography Department, Mumbai University
Mr. Nikhil Gawai, Research Scholar
Mr. Shridhar Pednekar, Research Scholar
The objectives of the workshop are:
■ To train the participants in using ODK for data collection, compilation and uploading the data
■ To map the wetland habitat to understand it’s locational and Spatial Dimensions
■ To connect ODK datasets to GIS and processing of data in Quantum GIS
■ Downloading various secondary data sets like satellite data, topographical maps, etc.
■ Preparation of maps using Quantum GIS
Students & Professors of Botany; Students & Professors of Zoology; Students & Professors of Geography; Researchers and Conservationist; Participants from social as well as basic sciences
21st & 22nd February 2020.
Syamantak Organization in collaboration with Dragonfly South Asia (DSA) network
SOUTH ASIA DRAGONFLY MEET
The 6th DragonflySouthAsia Meet in association with DragonflySouthAsia, South Asian Council of Odonatology, DiversityIndia, and Sindhudurg Wetland Brief Documentation Committee was conducted in Dhamapur village of Malvan Taluka in Sindhudhurg district of Maharashtra during 10th – 13th October 2019.The meeting was inaugurated in the presence of Mr. Samadhan Chavan, Deputy Conservator of Forests.
Event Motives & Outcomes
Odonates (dragonflies & damselflies) are an important part of ecosystem and control insect population by feeding on them. Odonates require freshwater for breeding and hence they are also considered as an ecological indicator.
10th – 13th October 2019.