Course code GMLM211

GMLM211 Marine Geodesy

Norsk emneinformasjon

Search for other courses here

Showing course contents for the educational year 2016 - 2017 .

Course responsible: Kristian Breili
Teachers: Jon Glenn Omholt Gjevestad, Bjørn Ragnvald Pettersen, Christian Gerlach
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 2004-2005
Course contents:
Role of the ocean in the Earth system. Elements of oceanography (ocean currents, tides). Measurement techniques to determine the ocean surface. Coordinate systems. Principles of navigation and positioning on sea. Selected measurement systems for positioning on sea, underwater navigation and sounding.
Learning outcome:
Students should understand the role of the ocean in the Earth system and understand the basic principles of geodetic measurement techniques related to oceanography as well as surveying on sea and under water.
Learning activities:
Lectures, exercises.
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.
Syllabus:
An overview will be handed out at the first meeting.
Prerequisites:
Calculus and linear algebra.  Basic physics. GMLM102, GMLM213. GMUJ 210.
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
Exercises will be evaluated.
Assessment:
Written examination: 75%. Exercises: 25%.
Nominal workload:
150 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Special requirements in Science
Type of course:
Lectures: 28 hours. Exercises: 28 hours.
Examiner:
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: Calculator handed out, no other aids
Examination details: Continuous exam: A - E / Ikke bestått