Geoinformatics

2020/2021

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The module adds to the knowledge obtained in the 1st semester

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • must be knowledgeable about different spatial analysis and geocomputational techniques and understanding their strengths and weaknesses

  • must be knowledgeable about different geovisualisation techniques

  • must be knowledgeable about the role of geographic information for the fulfilling of the sustainable development goals

Skills

  • must be able to identify and analyse geospatial problems

  • must be able to apply theories and methods of relevance to the chosen problem

  • must be able to argue the design and general methods of the project in relation to scientific methodology

  • must be able to evaluate the potential of different geographic datasets in the context of a given problem

  • must be able to apply spatial analysis and geocomputation techniques to solve a problem

  • must be able to communicate data and findings through geovisualisation tools

Competences

  • must be able to support organisations in the development of solutions for geospatial problems

Type of instruction

Problem-oriented project work in groups with supervision. Workshops and seminars may supplement the project work.

Exam

Exams

Name of examGeoinformatics
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
ECTS15
Permitted aids
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleGeoinformatik
Module codePLLANK20203
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS15
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg, Campus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Planning and Surveying
DepartmentDepartment of Planning
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design