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290131 UE Modelling in Physical Geography (2018W)

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

Details

max. 30 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes

3. October 2018: 12:00 - 15:00
17. October 2018: 12:00 - 15:00
24. October 2018: 12:00 - 15:00
7. November 2018: 12:00 - 15:00
14. November 2018: 12:00 - 15:00
21. November 2018: 12:00 - 15:00
28. November 2018: 12:00 - 15:00
5. December 2018: 12:00 - 15:00
9. January 2018: 12:00 - 15:00

MM-Labor, NIG, 1. Floor


Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

- Introduction to the programming language Python
- Basic knowledge about static and dynamic modelling processes and GIS-supported modelling
- Knowledge about digital data pre- and postprocessing
- Autonomous application of models and manipulation of model codes
- Automation of the execution of models; scripting
- 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. 2 out of 4 for admission to the examination, 30% of final grade)
- Examination (40% of final grade; 90 minutes)
- Term Paper (30% of final grade; min. 3 pages, in terms of a technical report)

Examination topics

- Independent solution of a number of defined tasks in the concluding lesson --> Examination
- Evaluation of modelling results and structural summary in terms of a technical report --> Term Paper

Reading list

Will be provided via Moodle.

Association in the course directory

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

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