Course code GMGM200

GMGM200 Geomatics and Society

Norsk emneinformasjon

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Course responsible: Geir Harald Grøtting Strand, Ivar Maalen-Johansen
Teachers: Ivar Maalen-Johansen, Geir Harald Grøtting Strand
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Spring parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Spring parallel, .
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2010-2011
Course contents:
Norwegian map policies. Norwegian and international geomatics infrastructures (positioning, geodata, standardisation). The organisation of Norwegian geomatics and geodata activities. Bidding procedures, contractual procedures and projects. Management of geodata.
Learning outcome:
Good knowledge about the need for - and the organisation of geomatics activities and geographical information handling on the national level and within the organisiation. Have insight into technological as well as professional organisation/leadership challenges, so that these are expressed in connection with the introduction of geographical information processing in an organisation structure. Be familiar with the main points of Norwegian geodata policies.
Learning activities:
Lectures and assignments.
Teaching support:
Lecture notes and relevant documents.
Basic competencies in geomatics or landscape planning. The characteristics of this course implies that the students should have finished at least one year of study before taking this course.
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
Assignments. Lectures.
Assignments (50%) and a 3 hour written exam (50%).
Nominal workload:
Lectures: 26 hours. Assignments: 40 hours. Self study: 59 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
Type of course:
Lectures: 26 hours.
Minimum 15 students is needed if we shall invite external lecturers. If there are less than 15 students, external lecturers will not be invited.
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 candidate¿s exams as a calibration according to the Department's guidelines for examination markings.
Allowed examination aids: A1 No calculator, no other aids
Examination details: Combined assessment: Letter grades