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GEOM2230 - Geographical analysis

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New from the academic year 2020/2021

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Home examination 100/100 A

Course content

This course further elaborates analysis methods based on a basic understanding of geodatabases and basic statistics. Students are to be capable of complex GIS analysis and of evaluating the accuracy of results. Emphasis is on how to pre-process data, on the use of statistical methods and on functionality in standard GIS software. Students also gain an insight into GIS in decision-making support and how analyses should be communicated and presented including ethical aspects of communicating analysis results.
- Framework for spatial analysis.
- Analysis in decision support.
- Statistics and spatial statistics.
- Building blocks of spatial analysis.
- Surface and field analysis.
- Network and location analysis.
- Geosimulation.

Learning outcome

Knowledge:
- explain geographic data framework as a basis for geographical analysis.
- account for the main types of geographical analyzes.
- describe statistical methods in geographical analysis.
- explain uncertainty and quality in input data and end result.

Skills:
- Perform geographic analysis based on the tools of a typical desktop geographic information system.

General knowledge:
- be able to convey the written results of a geographical analysis so that the results can be used in a decision-making process.
- reflect on the necessary knowledge base to conduct a geographical analysis.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, exercises.

Further on evaluation

Re-sit exam in August

Specific conditions

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

Course materials

De Smith, Goodshild and Longley, Geospatial Analysis

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Facts

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

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Gjøvik

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Manufacturing and Civil Engineering

Phone:

Examination

Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Spring ORD Home examination 100/100 A INSPERA
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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