|Module title||Introductory Gis|
|Module lecturer||prof. UAM dr hab. Zbigniew Zwoliński, dr Mikołaj Majewski|
|Lecturer position||Professor, Lecturer|
|Faculty||Faculty of Geographical and Geological Sciences|
Monday from December 12 until January 30, 16:45-18:15, Room 21, Krygowskiego 10
Monday from December 12 until January 30, 18:30-20:00, Room 12, Krygowskiego 10
Tuesday from December 13 until January 31, 18:30-20:00, Room 12, Krygowskiego 10
Module aim (aims)
The objective of the course is to teach a basic theoretical and practical understanding of GIS concepts. Emphasis will be put on the spatial data models and structures for geographic information, geographic data storage and managing, spatial analysis, modelling and visualization methods. In the lectures, the theoretical fundamentals of the above topics will be explained. In the laboratory students will apply the theory taught performing hands-on exercises. Students will use geoinformation software.
Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)
Bachelor from geography or geodesy or other science about nature. Basic knowledge in Earth system sciences.
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