|Module title||GIS in urban planning|
|Module lecturer||prof. UAM dr hab. Adam Radzimski|
|Faculty||Faculty of Human Geography and Planning|
Timetable information will be provided at the beginning of the semester
Module aim (aims)
The aim of the course is to help students gain practical competencies to use geographic information systems (GIS) in planning contexts. Students will learn how to take advantage of existing geographical data sources in solving problems they may encounter when working within local communities.
Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)
Basic understanding of geographic information systems is useful, but a short introduction will be provided for students with no prior GIS experience.
Week 1. Introduction to QGIS
Week 2. Working with data layers
Week 3. Accessing OpenStreetMap data
Week 4. Simple accessibility analysis
Week 5. Adding demographic information
Week 6. Calculating statistics
Week 7. Troubleshooting & summary
Further resources will be provided during the course