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Geographical Information Systems, advanced


Course contents

This is a continuation course for you who already has basic knowledge in Geographical Information Systems. The course consists of a number of modules with advanced use of constructing databases, methods for analysis and the presentation of geographical information.

As a student you will develop your skills and ability to structure and solve complex problems in preparation for higher studies as well as GIS work. A project finishes this course in order to prepare students for the handling of data from different sources and formats, choice of analysis methods and the presentation of results. The course will be held in English.


Literature English:

Chang, K.T., 2014, Introduction to Geographic Information Systems, 7th international edition (or later).McGraw-Hill. ISBN: 9780071314831
Exercises and additional literature (sold by the department)

Litteraturlista svenska:

Harrie, L. (red), 2013, Geografisk informationsbehandling - Teori, metoder & tillämpningar, 6:e upplagan. Studentlitteratur, Lund
Övningsdokument & kompletterande kompendier (köpes genom inst)

Course coordinator

Course facts: NGEA32

Level: Basic
Credits: 15 ECTS
Period: Autumn, period 2
Language of instruction: English
Prerequisites: General admission requirements and 75 credits scientific studies including NGEA11 (Geographic information systems- introduction) or the equivalent,  or be admitted to
the second year on scientific Bachelor's programme at Lund University and have managed at least 7.5 credits of the course NGEA31.

Course curriculum

For current students