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GIS and Statistical Analysis

GISN21

The aim of the course is to provide the student with a background in fundamental statistical methods with particular focus on geographical data. The course deals with statistical distributions, populations, statistical analysis, as well as uncertainty of geographical data.

NOTE: This is an internet based course. You are not supposed to travel to Lund to attend. The course is part of iGEON, the master program in GIS, but it is also possible to study this course outside the program. You can read more about the master program, the admission requirements and other rules and regulations on the homepage of iGEON.

Teaching consists of lectures and practical exercises that you will submit to the teachers. The course ends with a written examination.

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Course facts

Level: Advanced
Credits: 5 ECTS
Period: Flexible, depending on study pace (25 %, 50 %, or 100 %). Starting in September, November, January or March.
Language of instruction: English
Prerequisites: General admission requirements and 90 ECTS, including 30 ECTS in GIS, equivalent to GISA21 and GISA22
Technical prerequisites: PC with Windows XP or better; Internet connection

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Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science
Lund University
Sölvegatan 12
S-223 62 Lund
Sweden