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290131 UE Modelling in Physical Geography (2017W)

4.00 ECTS (3.00 SWS), SPL 29 - Geographie
Continuous assessment of course work

Registration/Deregistration

Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).

Details

max. 30 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes

2. October 2017: 8:00 - 10:30 AM
9. October 2017: 8:00 - 12:00 AM
16. October 2017: 8:00 - 10:30 AM
23. October 2017: 8:00 - 10:30 AM
30. October 2017: 8:00 - 10:30 AM
6. November 2017: 8:00 - 12:00 AM
13. November 2017: 8:00 - 10:30 AM
20. November 2017: 8:00 - 10:30 AM
27. November 2017: 8:00 - 10:30 AM
4. December 2017: 8:00 - 10:30 AM

GIS-Labor, NIG, 1. Stock


Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

- Introduction to the programming language python and the dynamic GIS pcraster
- Basic knowledge about static and dynamic modelling processes
- Knowledge about digital data pre-processing
- Autonomous application of models and manipulation of model codes
- Ability for reliable assessment and interpretation of modelling results

Assessment and permitted materials

Attendance, Homework, Examination, Term Paper

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

- Attendance (absence on max. 2 units)
- Homework (positive evaluation of min. 3 out of 5 for admission to the examnination)
- Examination (50% of final grade; 60 minutes)
- Term Paper (50% of final grade; 4 pages, in terms of a technical report)

Examination topics

- Basic knowledge about the presented theoretical contents of processes in physical geography --> Examination
- Evaluation of modelling results and structural summary in terms of a technical report --> Term Paper

Reading list

Provided via Moodle.

Association in the course directory

(MG-S1-PI.m, Block A) (MG-S2-PI.m, Block A)

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