norsk norsk&engelsk / norwegian&english

Course Description GEO2131 - Mapping (2005/2006)

ECTS Credits5

Students will acquire basic knowledge of geographic data capture mainly using photogrammetry, with emphasis on assessing the quality of existing products with a view to using them in the construction of new mapping presentations.


- Basic photogrammetry, stereo photogrammetry
- Station marking, selection and co-ordination of photogrammetric control points
- Aerial photography
- Photogrammetric detail plotting, equipment and methods
- Aerial triangulation
- Orthophotography
- Accuracy, map revision and checking, mapping quality
- Laser scanning
- Mapping standards and control of geodata

Study MethodsLectures, Laboratory Work, Exercises, Project Works
There will only be a few lessons, the main effort will be self study with guided exercises and project work.
AssessmentOral Exam, individually (counts 60%)
Exercises (counts 40%)
Each part must be individually approved of.
Grading SystemAlphabetical Scale, A (best) - F (fail)
Course RequirementsNone
Each part must be individually approved of.