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300029 VO Digital Spatial Analysis (2020W)

GIS II (for advanced students)

1.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie


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


Language: German

Examination dates


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

1. Termin digital online live im Moodle Kurs der VO, danach digitale Lehre asynchron auf Moodle, Selbststudium
Parallel zur UE 300345 - Inhalte also ab Ende November 2020 zugänglich

Thursday 01.10. 10:30 - 11:30 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

Attention: this is an advanced course, you need basic skills in GIS!
The course is a package of VO and UE and can only be completed successfully as a package!
The different topics include spatial data properties, spatial data models and data structures, data collection (GPS, open data), projection , data manipulation and presentation of spatial data. The lecture aims to show the students the important role of Spatial Analysis in all the different fields of environmental analysis, landscape planing, conservation biology and accordingly its human dimension.
The computer-based laboratory exercise will develop advanced and practical skills of handling spatial data in a specific GIS environment (ArcGIS). There will also be an introduction in the free and open source GIS-package QGIS.

Assessment and permitted materials

Digital open book exam

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

a minimum of 50% is required to pass the exam

Examination topics

all content of the lecture

Reading list

wird während des Kurses vorgestellt

Association in the course directory

MNB W-4, WZB, MEC-9, MBO 7

Last modified: Fr 05.02.2021 17:09