norsk norsk&engelsk / norwegian&english

Course Description GEO3001 - Geographic Data Management (2003/2004)

LevelUndergraduate
ECTS Credits5
Duration1 semester (Spring)
LanguageNorwegian
Prerequisite(s)
  • GEO2021 - Geographical Information Technology

Databases I

Aim

On completition of this course,  students will understand how organisations manage their geographical data. Some experience will have been gained in the use of software and database management systems (DBMS) for administering geographic data.

Content

Geographic databases
-How to organise geographic data
-WWW-access to geographic data
-Metadatabases/clearinghouses
-Data security

Study MethodsLectures, Mandatory Assignments, Project Works
AssessmentPortfolio Assessment and Oral Exam
Grading SystemAlphabetical Scale, A (best) - F (fail)
Course RequirementsStudent Portfolio
Supplementary Information

The course is not offered until the spring semester of 2005. The course description might be changed.