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290084 PS Introduction to Geoinformatics (2018W)

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



FR 2019-01-11 08:00-11:30
FR 2019-01-18 08:00-11:30
FR 2019-01-25 08:00-11:30

Ort: 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

first examination at the beginn of the second unit;
second examination at the beginn of the third unit;

Final project: deadline according to moodle-platform

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The final mark is composed of 15% active corporation (50% presence, 50% active participation), semester project (as a group, 25%) and the tests at the beginning of the 2nd and 3rd unit (each 30%).

Examination topics

Reading list

Siehe Skript der dazugehörigen Vorlesung.

Association in the course directory

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

Last modified: Tu 05.02.2019 13:28