Geographic Analysis
Study plans 2016-2017 - GEO3101 - 10 ECTS

On the basis of

 GEO1121 - GIS Intro

Expected learning outcomes

This course further elaborates analysis methods based on a basic understanding of geodatabases and elementary statistics. Students are to be capable of complex GIS analysis and of evaluating the accuracy of results. Emphasis is on how to pre-process data, on the use of statistical methods and on functionality in standard GIS software. Students also gain an insight into GIS in decision-making support and how analyses should be communicated and presented.

Topic(s)

 -Statistics
 -Geostatistics
 -Point pattern analysis and cluster detection
 -Interpolation
 -Data models in geodatabases
 -Analysis of continuous fields
 -Analysis of discrete entities
 -Organisation and presentation of analyses
 

Teaching Methods

E-learning
Mandatory assignments

Teaching Methods (additional text)

 The course is conducted as net based learning. This implies that all communication between tutor and student takes place in a learning management system and lectures and guidance will be made available here.

Form(s) of Assessment

Oral exam, individually

Grading Scale

Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)

External/internal examiner

 - Internal examiner.
 - External moderators regularly assist in grading assessment, next time spring 2020.
 

Re-sit examination

 August 2016.

Coursework Requirements

 2 mandatory assignments that must be approved.

Teaching Materials

 Christopher D. Lloyd, Spatial Data Analysis ISBN 978-0-19-955432-4.

 A complete list will be available in the Study Guide at startup time.