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300129 UE GIS applications for Biologists and Ecologists (2016W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work

Block course im Februar 2017.
20-24.2.2017, from 8.30am to 7pm



max. 20 participants
Language: English



The organisatorial meeting for this course will be held on the 25.10.2016, at 10:00 at the Seminar room, dept. of Limnology

The course will take place during 20-24.2.2017, from 8.30am to 7pm
Room: EDV Raum, Institut für Urgeschichte und Historische Archäologie, Franz-Klein-Gasse 1, A-1190 Wien


Aims, contents and method of the course

An introduction to the use of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) in the context of biological applications, such as mapping of field data, inclusion of remote sensing data, such as air photographs and satellite images, the use of digital elevation models and simple applications of distributed hydrological models.

Assessment and permitted materials

There will be 2-3 excercises every session that every student needs to complete at his/her own computer. In additon an written Exam of 1-1.5h will be held on Friday afternoon.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

At least 80% of the projects need to be conmpleted; Exam needs to be passed (50% of points).

Examination topics

Exam will cover all topics of the course.

Reading list

No additional Literature is reqired

Association in the course directory

MEC-9, MBO 7, MZO W-9

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