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Geographic Information Technology 7.5 Credits

Geografisk informationsteknik
First cycle, L0001B
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2012 Sp 1 - Present
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Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
G U 3 4 5
Geographic Information Technology
Subject group (SCB)
Geographic Informations Technology and Surveying

Entry requirements

General entry requirements, first cycle

More information about English language requirements

Course Aim
The aim of the course is to give the students ability, with geographical technology, to collect, store, analyse and visualize geographical data.
Further more the students shall be familiar with concepts, terms and the most common operations in the subject field. Students shall also know something about what is included in the initiation of the technology in organizations.

- Basic concepts:
Definitions, history, application area, market.
- Data capture:
Surveying, GPS, photogrammetry, remote sensing, manual digitizing, scanning, digital elevation model
- Data modeling:
Conceptual modeling, data structures.
- Geographic analysis:
Topology, vector analysis, network analysis, raster analysis, DEM.
- Initiation of GIS in organizations:
Information analysis, economy.
- Applications.

Lectures and laboratory work. No compulsory lectures.

Written examination and approved laboratory work.

Courses followed through Internet demands access to some sort of broadband

Folke Stridsman

Transition terms
The course L0001B is equal to ABL001

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2012 Sp 1 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
Lars Harrie (red), senaste upplagan, Geografisk Informationsbehandling – Teori, metoder och tillämpningar.
Förlag: Forskningsrådet Formas. ISBN: 978-91-540-6015-3. Utgiven av ULI (ULI - Utvecklingsrådet för landskapsinformation), GIS-centrum, Lunds Universitet och forskningsrådet Formas.

Course offered by
Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering

0001Take home exam3.8G U 3 4 5
0002Assignment reports3.7U G#

Syllabus established
by Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering 31 Jan 2007

Last revised
by Eva Gunneriusson 14 Mar 2012