Open Source GIS


This is an internet based course that can only be taken as part of the iGEON master program. You are not supposed to travel to Lund to attend.

Course contents

Open Source GIS and volunteered Geographic Information (VGI) are two most important concepts in today’s GIS. This course starts with introduction to open source and participation in open source projects. You then review examples of open source software in GIS. This part also includes practical exercises for working with some open source GIS software. The course ends with discussion on VGI.

Teaching methods

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