norsk norsk&engelsk / norwegian&english

Course Description GEO3001 - Geographic Data Management (2005/2006)

LevelUndergraduate
ECTS Credits5
DurationSpring
LanguageNorwegian
Prerequisite(s) 
Aim

On completition of this course, students will have
-knowledge about the challenges connected to geographical data management
-knowledge of how organisations can manage their geographical data. -some experience in the use of software and database management systems (DBMS) for administering geographic data.
-some experience in setting up user interfaces and access to geographical data

Content

-Overview of the challenges connected to geographical data management
-Databases for geographic information
-How to organise geographic data
-WWW-access to geographic data, incl WMS and WFS
-Metadatabases/clearinghouses
-Data security

Study MethodsLectures, Project Works
AssessmentPortfolio Assessment
Portfolio: 3 exercises
Grading SystemAlphabetical Scale, A (best) - F (fail)
Course RequirementsExercises (must have been approved by lecturer)