norsk norsk&engelsk / norwegian&english

Course Description GEO8011 - Introduction to GIS I (2003/2004)

ECTS Credits7,5

    Computer access (Windows and Internet)


    This course gives students a basic understanding of geographic data and how these data are managed and processed in a geographic information system (GIS). Students will understand the processes related to data collection, processing, storage, analysing and presenting spatial data, and how these processes interact with data quality.


    - Projections and coordinate systems
    - Vector data structure
    - Data base management
    - Digital data capture
    - Vector data analysis
    - Raster data structure
    - Raster data analysis
    - Visualisation

    Study MethodsE-learning, Practical exercises
    Exercises using GIS software
    AssessmentWritten Exam, 3 hours
    Grading SystemAlphabetical Scale, A (best) - F (fail)
    Course RequirementsAssignments
    Compulsory assignments must be accepted before the examination.
    Supplementary Information

    The course is a part of the Leonardo project E-GIS (one of 8 modules).