Spatial Analysis with GIS

Faculteit Ruimtelijke Wetenschappen
Jaar 2020/21
Vakcode GEMSPANGIS
Vaknaam Spatial Analysis with GIS
Niveau(s) master
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I b
ECTS 5
Rooster rooster.rug.nl

Uitgebreide vaknaam Spatial Analysis with Geo Information Systems
Leerdoelen Participants acquire insight in principles and applications of Geographical Information systems (GIS), emphasizing spatial analysis. After the course the student can:
1. Understand the principles of Spatial analysis
2. Use ArcGIS software to perform spatial analysis
3. Select the proper spatial analysis tools to answer a research question
4. Apply spatial analysis to research questions
5. Report, interpret and map procedures and results.
Omschrijving This course deals with spatial analysis within Geographic Information Systems. Theory and literature will be explained in lectures, whereas the students learn to apply various spatial analysis techniques with practical exercises. Both theory and practice are assessed in a case study research, which is preferably related to the master thesis research of the student. The student needs to have basic GIS knowledge and skills when starting the course (see prerequisites).
Uren per week 8
Onderwijsvorm Computer practicals, Lectures
Toetsvorm Individual assignments digital, Oral presentation
Vaksoort master
Coördinator dr. ir. S.G. Weitkamp
Docent(en) dr. D. Vos ,dr. ir. S.G. Weitkamp
Entreevoorwaarden Basic level of GIS knowledge and skills are required. The student has to proof his/her level of GIS knowledge and skills by sending course outline(s) and evidence that the course(s) is successfully completed to Gerd Weitkamp (s.g.weitkamp@rug.nl). Reference to required level of knowledge and skills is the bachelor course GEGIS (see ocasys). Experience working with ArcGIS software is desired, but not obligatory.
Opmerkingen This course has a limit of 32 students. During the registration period, Master’s students will be preliminary be admitted on the basis of first come, first served. ONLY when prerequisites are approved, the student will definitely be admitted.
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