GEOM2220 - Geographical data capture


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 3 hours E

Course content

  • Available data sets (geonorge)
  • Standards for geografical information
  • Product specifications for FKB, ortofotos and lidar
  • Electromagnetic radiation (EMS)
  • Digital images and image interpretation
  • Photogrammetry, map construction, quality, control, sources of error
  • Orthophoto, production, use, quality, control, sources of error
  • Lidar, production, application, analysis, quality, control, sources of error
  • Remote-controlled aircraft, use, quality, control, sources of error

Learning outcome


  • Explain the basic principles for country mapping based on optical images and laser scanning
  • Describe quality, availability, and applications for geographic data from optical images and laser scanning


  • Conduct a manual interpretation of an orthophoto
  • Conduct an analysis of quality in an area classification
  • Conduct an analysis and interpretation of a LIDAR dataset (puncture)

General competence

  • Presis written dissemination of subject matter
  • Reflect on the required knowledge base to order and use geographic data

Learning methods and activities

  • Lectures
  • Project work
  • Supervision

Compulsory assignments

  • Mandatory assignments

Further on evaluation

Re-sit of written exam in August.

Specific conditions

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

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Geomatics (BIGEOMAT)

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2021

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)
  • Geomatics
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Manufacturing and Civil Engineering


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD School exam 100/100 E 2021-12-03 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
S410 Smaragd 3
  • * 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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