Geovisualisation and Remote Sensing


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • must have knowledge and understanding about geovisualisation as a way of communication
  • must have knowledge about interpolation and geostatistical methods as a means of visualising scattered point observations
  • must have knowledge and understanding of the principles for web-based geovisualisation
  • must have knowledge about handling remote sensing data
  • must have knowledge about supervised and unsupervised classification
  • must have knowledge about methods and standards for 3D visualisation


  • must be able to design simple web-based geovisualisation solutions

  • must be able to evaluate different geovisualisation methods from a user’s point of view

  • must be able to assess various remote sensing data sources and visualisation techniques

  • must be able to use tools and standards for developing simple 3D visualisations


  • must be able to handle advisory tasks concerning appropriate geovisualisation solutions

  • must be capable of designing and setting up advanced geovisualisation systems

  • must be capable of applying a combination of various remote sensing technologies to support decision making

Type of instruction

Lectures, workshops, seminars, assignments, presentations.



Name of examGeovisualisation and Remote Sensing
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 titleGeovisualisering og telemåling
Module codePLLANK20205
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 Sustainability and Planning
FacultyThe Technical Faculty of IT and Design