norsk norsk&engelsk / norwegian&english

Course Description GEO2022 - Geographical Information Technology (2005/2006)

ECTS Credits20

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 for geographical data
- 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, Project Works
AssessmentPortfolio Assessment (counts 75%)
Oral Exam, individually (counts 25%)
Each part must be individually approved of.
Portifolio Assessment based on 6 handins. All 6 must be approved. Final grading based on 3 of them (1 choosen by the student and 2 by the teacher), counting 25% each.
Grading SystemAlphabetical Scale, A (best) - F (fail)
Course RequirementsExercises (must have been approved by lecturer)