Course code GMGD211

GMGD211 Applied Geomatics

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Course responsible: Jon Glenn Omholt Gjevestad
Teachers: Ola Øvstedal
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in June block. This course has teaching/evaluation in  June block and Autumn parallel.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2013-2014
Last time: 2018H
Preferential right:


1.            students who have the course as mandatory in their study plan

2.            students on the following study programmes: M-GEOM and B-GEOM

3.            students with most ECTS credits

It there are not enough slots in group one the students will be ranked by their ECTS credits.

Students taking the course for the first time have lab priority.

Course contents:
Field course: Planning, reconnaissance and geodetic measurements. Verification of observation material in the field. Lab: Groupwise calculations based on the results from the field exercises: outlier detection, testing existing networks and reliability analysis. Relations with national standards.
Learning outcome:
Master the planning, field work and analysis of geodetic measurements. There will be great emphasis on quality assurance and connections to relevant standards.
Learning activities:
All learning activities in this course are done in groups. First part consists of 8 days of fieldwork and data collection based on general methods in land surveying. Second part consists of analysis and processing of own observations. The work is presented as groupwise reports.
GMUJ210, GMLM213
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
Field course
Groupwise project report
Nominal workload:
300 hours
Entrance requirements:
Special requirements in Science
Type of course:
Field exercises: 60 hours. Lectures: 10 hours. Exercises: 80 hours.
External examiner evaluates all project reports
Examination details: :