Geographic Information Systems
|Optional obligatory / Professional Studies
|Bachelor of Engineering
|Year of Study:
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Courses During the Academic Year 2021-2022
|2022-01-04 – 2022-04-30
|Asseri Laitinen, Tiina Rinta-Rahko
|2021-12-01 – 2022-01-10
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The student knows the methods and applications of using GIS in analysing the environment and energy technolgoy applications.
The student acquires capacity to produce information and thematic maps using GIS softwares and is able to analyse information provided in databases. The student understands the principles of the GIS tools.
Total work load 135 h, of which
- scheduled stuides 70 h
- autonomous studies 65 h
The assessment of student’s own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.
Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses
Methodology of geographic information systems, management how to deal with and manage data and information resources. Geoinformation analysis, spatial analysis, network analysis.
Applications of geographic information in land use planning, in the control of the environment and it's qualities and in energy technology.
Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools
Material given by lecturer
Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Practical training and guided classroom work on the use of GIS software and supporting lecturing.
Grade 5: The student shows development tendency, masters the requirements and the contents of the study unit and can apply what s/he has learn in independent work excellently. The student has completed all assignments in a given time.
Grade 3: The student masters the majority of requirements and the contents of the study unit and is able to apply well what s/he has learnt in independent work. The student has completed all requires assignments.
Grade 1: The student shows that s/he knows some of the requirements and contents of the study unit and can apply what s/he has learn when assisted. The student has completed all required assignments with grade pass.