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GIS and Statistical Analysis


This is an internet based course.

Course content

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 methods

This is an internet based course. Teaching consists of lectures and practical exercises that you submit to the teachers.


Rogerson, Peter. A., 2001. Statistical Methods for Geography.  ISBN: 0761962883

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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 7 or better; Internet connection

Course syllabus (pdf, 221 kb, new window)

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