LSLS10267U Intensive GIS Course (Nordnatur)
Forest and Landscape Engineer
Urban Landscape Engineer
Nordnatur students from Baltic and Nordic countries
- Collecting and using data from GPS and Smartphone
- Pointcloud data to raster data
- Manipulating data from UAS
The objectives of this course are to give the student an
effective approach to the use of GIS and GPS, with focus on work in
nature management and forestry. By bringing together students
from several studies and from different countries it will be
possible to create groups of professional and personal networks of
users. Such networks can create a stimulating environment for
using GIS and GPS in a much wider scope than the course’s immediate
On the completion of this course the student will be able to:
- Collect data by fieldwork and through aerial photographs
- Processing and analysing data.
- Publish results on webGIS
- Get adequate knowledge of GIS so that you can continue your own studies
- Ideas about what GIS can be used in other disciplines, and possible future options
- To possess a comprehensive insight into maps in general and GIS in specific – from map reading to creating/collecting, storing, transforming, and presenting digital spatial data.
- To apply maps and spatial analytical results to articles, thesis', project reports etc, produced after attending the course.
Only students who have obtained min 60 ECTS equivalent minimum to the first year curriculum can apply. Special application form is needed.
Contact Ms. Lene Fischer, firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 5 ECTS
- Type of assessment
- PortfolioWritten assignmentAssessment of the assignments and the final report. The project work has to be displayed as a public poster and accepted. Further, the compulsory hand-ins has to be accepted
- Exam registration requirements
80 % of the assignments has to be approved
- All aids allowed
- Marking scale
- passed/not passed
- Censorship form
- No external censorship
The form at re-examination can be different from the exam
Criteria for exam assesment
See learning outcome
- Practical exercises
- Project work