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Geographic Information Systems

Module name (EN): Geographic Information Systems
Degree programme: Environmental Technologies, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2021
Module code: UI-GIS
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 3V+1U (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: 6
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
UI-GIS Environmental Technologies, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2021, semester 6, mandatory course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Lecturer: N.N.

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will:
be able to describe the basic principles, terms, components and structure of geoinformation systems,
be proficient in georeferencing data and maps and can change the reference system,
be able to analyze and present spatial data,
be able to operate a desktop GIS and model environmentally relevant information.

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Module content:
Basic principles and terms
Components of a GIS (data acquisition, analysis, visualization)
Referencing data and maps, changing the reference system
Implementing and operating a desktop GIS
Modeling spatial information
GIS scripting (Python)

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Recommended or required reading:
Bartelme, N. (2005): Geoinformatik. Modelle - Strukturen - Funktionen. - 4. Auflage, Berlin Heidelberg.
De Lange, N. (2013): Geoinformatik in Theorie und Praxis. - 3. aktualisierte und erweiterte Auflage, Berlin Heidelberg.
Ehlers, M. & J. Schiewe (2012): Geoinformatik. Geowissen kompakt, WBG, Darmstadt.
Bill, R. (2010): Grundlagen der Geo-Informationssysteme. - 5., völlig neu bearbeitete Auflage, Wichmann Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg.
Bill, R.; Zehner, M. L. (2000): Lexikon der Geoinformatik. Wichmann Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg.
QGIS (2020). QGIS Geographic Information System. Open Source Geospatial Foundation Project. Zugriff: 30.09.2020

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