Universität Wien FIND

290084 PS Introduction to Geoinformatics, Group A (2016W)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 29 - Geographie
Continuous assessment of course work

Gilt als PS Proseminar zur Vorlesung Einführung in die Geoinformation


max. 40 participants
Language: German



01/12/2017 12:30-16:00
01/19/2017 12:30-16:00
01/16/2017 12:30-16:00
Location: Computerkartographie Geographie NIG 1. OG (GIS-Labor)


Aims, contents and method of the course

Based on examples participants will learn how the use the often complex tools of geographic information systems by using a desktop GIS (ArcView). Focus is laid on how to prepare existent data for the use in a GIS (e.g. combine geometry and statistical data) and visualize them in a cartographic way.

1. Desktop GIS - Basics
2. Import of geo data
3. Definition of the reference system
4. Load, join and export of tables
5. Edition, addition and calculation of attributes
6. Legend styles and classification methods
7. Data aggregation applying summarize and dissolve function
8. Design and edition of map symbols
9. Main map vs overview map
10. Map layout, its features and generation in GIS
11. Map preparation for other software

Discussion and practice

Assessment and permitted materials

Final project: deadline 24/02/2017

1. date: 02/02/2017 08:00-09:30
2. date: 03/03/2017 08:00-09:30

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The final mark is composed of active corporation (20%), a final project (as a group, 35%) as well as test at the end of the last unit (45%).

Examination topics

Reading list

See script of the corresponding lecture.

Association in the course directory

(BA GG 4.1) (B11-StEOP) (L1-c2)

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