GI Technology


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • must have knowledge on spatial data models

  • must have knowledge on spatial databases and spatial query languages including the temporal dimension

  • must have knowledge about spatial data infrastructures including current standardisation efforts on spatial information (e.g. ISO TC211 and the INSPIRE directive)

  • must have knowledge about principles of Distributed GIS

  • must have knowledge about standards for web-based GI applications


  • must be able to select appropriate data models

  • must be able to design and implement spatial databases

  • must be able to handle the basic principles of designing web GIS solutions


  • must possess the capability to design and build simple spatially enabled web GIS applications using modern object-oriented design principles and development tools

Type of instruction

Lectures, workshops, seminars, assignments, presentations.



Name of examGI Technology
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Permitted aids
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleGI-teknologi
Module codePLLANK20206
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg, Campus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module


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