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 Sustainability and Planning
FacultyThe Technical Faculty of IT and Design