VB6113 - Geographical data capture


New from the academic year 2020/2021

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 3 hours E

Course content

- Available data sets (geonorge)
- Standards and product specifications
- 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
- Satellite imagery, Earth observation satellites, technology and applications, classification of multipsectoral images
- 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 or a multispectral satellite image
-conduct an automatic or semi-automatic classification of a multispectral satellite image together with any additional data
-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

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Continuing Education, Faculty of Engineering Science and Technology (TKIVTEVU)

More on the course



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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

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

Department with administrative responsibility
Centre for Continuing Education and Professional Development



Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Written examination 100/100 E
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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