PTS Consultancy CPD Courses

Advanced Lidar Processing
12-13 October (2 day course)

If you want to get the best out of the recent release of the Environment Agency point cloud data, this 2-day course covers every step from point cloud to 3D visualisation. Taught through a mixture of presentations, practical guidance and hands on sessions, our Advanced Lidar course is aimed at those who want to improve their understanding of how the data can be processed and shared with clients.

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Introduction to QGIS for Desk Based Research
24 March & 1 December

If everything happens somewhere then geographical information systems (GIS) have to be one of the best tools available historic environment professionals. We believe that learning by doing is best so our training is focussed on practical exercises to get you off to a flying start using QGIS for work or research. Run by historic environment professionals with over a decade of experience in a variety of GIS applications, this course covers the essential concepts needed to understand and use QGIS.

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Using Aerial Imagery for Desk Based Research
Spring 2018 (1 day course)

Integrate aerial photos into your analysis of the historic environment with confidence and style!

Our practical one-day course will help you to enjoy, access and use aerial imagery during the initial assessment for Desk Based Research, bringing informed interpretation and efficient use of time to your heritage assessment work. Fully CIfA accredited, the "Air Photos for Desk Based Research" day course is run by experienced interpreters at Air
Photo Services to help you effectively integrate aerial imagery into your assessment processes.

Through presentations, practical guidance and hands-on sessions this course will cover:

*Selecting your aerial images, using the archives, including online resources
*Interpretation, perception and stereoscopic viewing
*Discussion and analysis of contrasting environments from the air
*Dealing with a tricky planning scenarios and avoiding major mistakes and pitfalls.

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Reading RG6 6DE

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