Universität Wien FIND

300345 UE Digital Spatial Analyses (2020W)

GIS II (for advanced students)

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 served).


max. 15 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Course is online

Thursday 01.10. 10:30 - 11:30 Digital
Wednesday 09.12. 09:15 - 15:00 Digital
Wednesday 16.12. 09:15 - 15:00 Digital
Wednesday 13.01. 09:15 - 15:00 Digital
Wednesday 20.01. 09:15 - 15:00 Digital
Wednesday 27.01. 09:15 - 15:00 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

Attention: this is an advanced course, you need to have basic skills in GIS!

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 (QGIS). There will also be an introduction in commercial package ArcGIS (ESRI).

Assessment and permitted materials

students have to work on a couple of exercises during the course and upload the results to moodle

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

All exercises have to be assigned! A minimum of 3/4 of the exercises must be at least partly correct to pass the course!

Examination topics

No extra exam!

Reading list

Wird während des Kurses vorgestellt

Association in the course directory

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

Last modified: Mo 02.11.2020 12:30