norsk norsk&engelsk / norwegian&english

Course Description GEO2021 - Geographical Information Technology (2003/2004)

ECTS Credits20
Duration1 semester (Autumn)

A student completing this course will be capable, by him/herself, of carrying out full GIS project. The course emphasizes a broad and clear understanding of the whole process from geographic information modelling, building the geodatabase and simpler geographic analyses, through to presentation in the form of maps , charts and tables. Additionally, students will practise the use of specialized GIS and data base software.


- Norwegian and international standards
- Modelling geographic information,
- Data bases for geographic information,
- Simpler geographic analyses,
- Map data checking, documentation and management
- Cartography, generalisation,
- Producing and printing graphics, and Web publication.

Study MethodsLectures, Laboratory Work, Project Works
AssessmentPortfolio Assessment and Oral Exam
Grading SystemAlphabetical Scale, A (best) - F (fail)
Course RequirementsNone
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