This GIS Course familiarizes you with GIS concepts and technology. The course focuses on GIS applications in biology and environmental studies. You will learn to think "geographically" and apply GIS software. After the course you will be able to recognize and indicate the capabilities of GIS for analysing biological and environmental issues.
|• The course focuses on theory and mastering practical GIS skills. |
• The course ends with group project that lasts 5 working days.
• The course runs on Thursdays and Fridays.
|• Knowing GIS |
• Understanding GIS
• Data Input
• Data Handling
• Data Output
|A combination of 3 written reports and a groups item.|
|The course is open to all BSc and MSc students of the Faculty of Science and the Faculty of Medical Sciences. Students of other faculties have to submit a motivated request to participate in the course to the course coordinator. It is expected that students have affinity with natural science issues. The course material is English.|
|Ian Heywood, Sarah Cornelius and Steve Carver, An introduction to Geographical Information Systems, Prentice Hall (Pearson Education), Fourth Edition; ISBN 978-0-273-72259-5. (Third or Second Editions can also be used.)|
• 32 hours guided group project work
• 67 hours computer course
• 9 hours lecture
• 4 hours student presentation
• 6 hours question session
• 50 hours individual study period