norsk norsk&engelsk / norwegian&english

Course Description GEO1012 - Introduction to Geomatics (2005/2006)

LevelUndergraduate
ECTS Credits5
DurationAutumn
LanguageNorwegian
Prerequisite(s) 
Aim

This course gives students a basic understanding of geographic data and how these data are managed and processed in a geographic information system (GIS). Students will understand the processes related to data collection, processing, storage, analysing and presenting spatial data, and how these processes interact with data quality.

Content

- Datums
- Projections
- Co-ordinatesystems
- Co-ordinate-transformations
- Norwegian map series
- Data quality
- GPS
- Photogrammetry and remote sensing
- Digitising and scanning
- Map editing
- Data structures and databases
- Data and attributes
- Standards
- Data formats
- Conversion to different formats
- Basic GIS analyses
- Presentation

Study MethodsLectures, Mandatory Assignments, Tutoring
Exercises using different software systems
AssessmentPortfolio Assessment
All maps must be handed in and passed
Grading SystemAlphabetical Scale, A (best) - F (fail)
Course RequirementsNone