Course code GMGD200

GMGD200 Geodesy

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Course responsible: Jon Glenn Omholt Gjevestad
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Teaching exam periods:
This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2018-2019
Course contents:
The course gives an introduction to: basic geodetic calculations, map projections, height systems and physical geodesy. The course deals with subjects such as: coordinate systems, spherical geometry, ellipsoidal geometry, geodetic direct- and indirect problems, linear transformations, geometrical corrections and height systems.
Learning outcome:
Students are given an introduction to geometric and physical geodesy.
Learning activities:
Lectures and independent assignments.
Teaching support:
Teaching support will be given primarily in connection with that part of the structured teaching that is set aside for exercise guidance. It will also be possible to communicate directly with the course teacher by appointment during office hours.
Thomas H. Meyer: Geometrical and Physical Geodesy
GMLM102, INF100
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
Mandatory activities
Final written examination.
Nominal workload:
300 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Special requirements in Science
Type of course:
Lectures: 80 hours. Exercises: 70 hours.
The external and internal examiner jointly prepare the exam questions and the correction manual. The external examiner reviews the internal examiner's examination results by correcting a random sample of candidates exams as a calibration according to the Department's guidelines for examination markings.
Allowed examination aids: C2 Alle typer kalkulatorer, alle andre skriftlige hjelpemidler.
Examination details: Written exam: Passed / Failed