The Integrated Support to Sustainable Development
and Food Security Programme (IP), in collaboration with the
Global Terrestrial Observing System (GTOS), organized a workshop
in Zambia (Lusaka) from 3 to 10 May 2001. It was divided in
two parts: a workshop on National Spatial Data Infrastructure
(NSDI) and a training on Dynamic Publishing Tools (DPT): Dynamic
Maps and Dynamic Knowledgebase.
its implementation plan in Southern Africa; IP/GTOS is organising
another training workshop dedicated to DPT in Southern Africa.
The workshop will take place in Zimbabwe (Harare) from 25
to 27 September 2001.
has invited participants from Bostwana, Namibia, South Africa,
Zambia and Zimbabwe to participate at the workshop.
meeting will be held in Kadoma a town 140km (1.5 hours).
cost per participant, per night, is 4100 ZWD.
rate is inclusive of the following:, bed, breakfast, lunch,
morning tea, afternoon teas and conference room hire. Please
note that this rate does not include dinner.
P.O. Box 874, Kadoma,
Tel.: 263-68 22106, 263-68
22210, and 263-68
22325 or 263-68
are organizing transport from the airport to Kadoma and back
on the days of arrival and departure. Participants will be
ferried directly to Kadoma from the airport.
The weather is usually fine, cool to mild in the morning becoming
warm to hot later. The minimum temperatures are ranging from
10 to 14 while the maximums are ranging from 28 to 35 degree
..Introduction to GTOS and TEMS
Brief Presentation of Software and
Focus and Use
Dynamic Knowledgeware in Your Organization
Dynamic Knowledgeware fits with existing technologies
/ importance of information publishing and access in the organization
up the Systems
Knowledgebase and Dynamic Maps
..Copying / Importing
a Data Warehouse
· Overview of Functionality
Running Dynamic Maps for the First Time
Working with the Map View
and Manipulating Map Layers
· Working with Related
a Data Set
Class Rendering to Illustrate Trends in Data
a Query to Focus Data for Use
for Using Excel
· Publishing Information
the Map Composer
Documents and Other Related Information
Using Dynamic Knowledgebase
Running Dynamic Knowledgebase for the First Time
System Architecture and Warehouse Components
Layers, Tabular Data, Metadata
· Managing Warehouses
Opening, Modifying, Adding
· Running Dynamic Maps
for the First Time
· Managing Map Layers
in a Warehouse
of Vector Map Layers (Polygon, Line, Point, Label)
a System Data Set
and Data Preparation Issues
Other Dynamic Knowledgebase Functionality
Knowledgebase Advanced Considerations (Time Permitting)
· Capturing and Recording
Data Standards - The Feature ID
· Creating A Thematic
Map Using an Associated Tabular Data Set
· Using ArcView With The
· Linking To Other Data
Sources With M/S Access
· Backups and Database
Started in Your Home Office
· Review of steps needed
to install and run the system when return to home office.
Workbook - Key Concepts and Discussions
Review of Software
· Class review of components
and functionality by request
to focus on information publishing and access - key issues noted
in the June 2000 consultant report.
to access and their remedy - data sharing, standards, partnership,
Dynamic Knowledgeware can support.
of Internet - next steps and projects.
Géraud Servin, GTOS
Dr Reuben Sessa,
For further details on Dynamic Publishing Tools contact Dr
John Latham, SDRN
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
I-00100 Rome Italy
Spatial Knowledge Engineering Inc.
1 - Southern Africa Workshop Workbook
Document 2 - Dynamic Maps v2.3 Manual
Document 3 - Dynamic Knowledgebase v2.3 Manual
Document 4 - List of Participants
5 - GTOS in Southern Africa
exchange rates are approximately 1USD = 55ZWD. The most up
to date exchange rate can be obtained from the following site:
FAO :: Global Terrestrial Observing
System - GTOS :: 16 May 2002