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300028 UE Geodata and spatial analysis (2020W)

UE Introduction to GIS (GIS1)

4.00 ECTS (3.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work


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


max. 15 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Digital live Classes in Moodle
Details via e-mail!

Thursday 01.10. 09:15 - 10:15 Digital
Wednesday 07.10. 09:15 - 13:30 Seminarraum (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg EG
Wednesday 11.11. 09:15 - 13:30 Digital
Wednesday 18.11. 09:15 - 13:30 Digital
Wednesday 25.11. 09:15 - 13:30 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

ATTENTION: course is online only this semester!!!

This computer-based laboratory exercises is provided for students of the second part of all branches of study in Biology but also provided in Computer Science, Landscape Planing and Geography.
Content: This computer-based laboratory exercise will develop basic and practical skills of handling spatial data in a specific GIS environment (QGIS and ESRI ArcGIS 10.x).
Attendance of the associated lecture is compulsory - theory taught there is the basis for the exercises in the computer-lab!
Main topics will be:
-Data Acquisition and Integration
-Data generation
-spatial reference systems
-Analyses of spatial data
-Data(base) Management

Assessment and permitted materials

work on exercises during the course and upload of results (Moodle)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

All exercises have to be done for completion of the course. Details for each exercise are given in the course.

Examination topics

no exam - continuous exercises during the course

Reading list

wird während des Kurses besprochen

Association in the course directory

MNB W-4, MEC-9

Last modified: Mo 02.11.2020 12:30