M.INC.ERST.607: Advanced Geographic Information Systems B

Learning outcome:

Advanced use of GIS and spatial analysis tools for resource applications, problemsolving, decision-making and planning for environmental issues and sustainable management of natural resources.
The aim is to train students in the critical analysis of GIS-based problems, the abdvanced use if GIS, including spation alalysis, modeling and mapping the integration if GIS and GPS and Remote Sensing the professional communication of GIS concepts, methods and results.

Courses and examinations
Assignment 1 (10%), Individual project proposal (15%), Assignment 2 (10%), Assignment 3 (10%), Individual project report (20%), Individual project
presentation (5%), student-led class lecture (30%)

Prerequisite for examination:
After successfully completing this course the students will be able to:
1. Understand, discuss and critically evaluate core GIS data management, spatial analysis, and spatial modeling concepts and tool
2. Understand and discuss basic concepts and methods in Remote Sensing and Geographic Positioning systems
3. Understand and discuss basic concepts related to cartography and mapping
4. Discuss the relevance of GIS and spatial sciences for solving real-world-problems

Admission requirements:

Recommended previous knowledge:


Person responsible for module:
Crile Doscher

Course frequency:
Academic Term each summer semester

One semester

Number of repeat examinations permitted:

Recommended Semester:
First to third semester

Maximum number of students: