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GEOG8523 - GIS Data Capture and Mapping 2

About

Lessons are not given in the academic year 2022/2023

Course content

GEOG8523 builds on the MSc course GEOG3523. GEOG8523 incorporates additional curriculum on topographic and spatial thematic data capture and processing compared to GEOG3523, determined by candidate and supervisor in co-operation.

Learning outcome

By participating in this course the candidate will gain knowledge on core methods and skills on topographic and spatial thematic data capture and processing in a GIS environment.

Skills in map production in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) from data capture to represent spacious data in web and paper maps.

Spatial data modeling, database design, data capture and the use of remote analysis data are important factors.

After completing the course, the student should be able to produce maps on an independent basis.

Learning methods and activities

16 lecture hours and 16 hours practical exercise work. In addition, the work must be presented and an essay based on the additional curriculum must be handed in.

Compulsory assignments

  • Presentation of paper

Further on evaluation

The work must be presented and an essay based on the additional curriculum must be handed in.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Required previous knowledge

MA in Geography or equivalent

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
GEOG3523 10.0 AUTUMN 2019
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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  10.0 SP
Study level: Doctoral degree level

Coursework

No

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Geomatics
  • Geography
  • Geography
Contact information

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Geography

Examination

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Examination

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