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GIS and Statistical Analysis


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.

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

NOTE: This is an internet based course. It can only be taken as part of the iGEON master program.

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Course facts

Level: Advanced
Credits: 5 ECTS
Period: Autumn & Spring
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