BA8205 - Storage and Communication of Geographic Information


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Oral examination 38/100 40 minutes D
Approved report 62/100 1 semesters A

Course content

The subject will in principle only be given for the minimum of 3 participants. The subject is partly based on new research within Geographic Information Science, in particular visualization and storage of geographic information. Some of the content may be adapted to each PhD students fields of interests. A major exercise/project will be possible to adapt to the students interests within the themes of the subject.

Learning outcome

The candidate should have knowledge of:
- New research within Visualization in Geographic Information Science
- New research within Storage of Geographic information

The candidate is able to:
- Read and evaluate research papers within Geographic Information Science
- Carry out a small research project based on the themes in the subject and own fields of interests
- Defend the research project and evaluate the quality of the content
- Present the research project as a scientific publication

General competence:
The candidate can:
- Read and evaluate scientific papers

Learning methods and activities

Study group and self-tution. The lectures and exercises are in English when students who do not speak Norwegian take the course. The major exercise/project counts 2/3 of the final result. To pass the course a score of at least 70 percent is required.

Required previous knowledge

The subject is based on TBA4250 Geographic Information Handling 2, TBA4560/TBA4561 Geomatics Specialization Project and TBA4925 Geomatics, Master Thesis or similar.

Course materials

Notes, books and papers.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
BA8204 10.0 01.09.2013
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Version: 1
Credits:  10.0 SP
Study level: Doctoral degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

No.of lecture hours: 1
Lab hours: 1
No.of specialization hours: 14

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Computer and Information Science
  • Geomatics
  • Cartography
  • Technological subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering



Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Oral examination 38/100 D
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Oral examination 38/100 D
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn ORD Approved report 62/100 A
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Approved report 62/100 A
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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