GMGI210 Geographic information systems (GIS)

Credits (ECTS):10

Course responsible:Ivar Maalen-Johansen

Campus / Online:Taught campus Ås

Teaching language:Norsk

Course frequency:Annually

Nominal workload:250 hours.

Teaching and exam period:This course starts in Spring parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Spring parallel, .

About this course

Spatial statistics, spatial autocorrelation, point pattern analysis. Deterministic and geostatistical interpolation methods. Overlay analysis and combinatorial methods. Suitability and conflict analysis.

Learning outcome

Be familiar with basic methods in geographical statistics and be aware of the possibilities and limitations that these methods have. Be familiar with common methods of geographical analysis, interpolation of geographical data and the most common methods for using GIS in suitability analysis. Be able to select methods for conducting basic analysis of geo-referenced data.
  • Lectures, exercises and assignments.
  • Canvas. Teaching support will be given primarily in connection with that part of the structured teaching that is set aside for exercise guidance.
  • LAD102 + GMGI102 or corresponding, STAT100.
  • Final written exam, 3 hours. Grading scale A-F.

  • 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.
  • Assignments.
  • Lectures: 28 hours. Exercises: 56 hours.
  • Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)