G975 – Geographic Information Systems

Module
Geographic Information Systems
Geographic Information Systems
Module number
G975
Version: 2
Faculty
Spatial Information
Level
Master
Duration
1 Semester
Semester
Winter semester
Module supervisor

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Frank Schwarzbach
frank.schwarzbach(at)htw-dresden.de

Lecturer(s)

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Frank Schwarzbach
frank.schwarzbach(at)htw-dresden.de

Course language(s)

English
in "Geographic Information Systems "

ECTS credits

5.00 credits

Workload

150 hours

Courses

4.00 SCH (2.00 SCH Vorlesung | 2.00 SCH Internship)

Self-study time

90.00 hours

Pre-examination(s)
None
Examination(s)

Written examination
Module examination | Examination time: 90 min | Weighting: 100% | wird in englischer Sprache abgenommen
in "Geographic Information Systems "

Form of teaching

Vorlesungen, Praktikum im Computerlabor

Media type
No information
Instruction content/structure
  • Introduction into GIS and Spatial Database Systems
  • Basic models for GIS data and functionality
  • Spatial reference systems
  • Data capturing and Georeferencing
  • Geoprocessing
  • Map production
  • Digital terrain models
  • Availability of GIS data worldwide
Qualification objectives

Students will be able to handle GIS data of different sources and formats, process and manage geo-data and display the data in suitable maps

Social and personal skills
No information
Special admission requirements
No information
Recommended prerequisites

keine

Continuation options
No information
Literature

Script, e-learning modules

Current teaching resources
  • ArcGIS-Pro
  • OpenSource Desktop GIS (e.g. QGIS)
  • SDI-Frameworks (z.B. UMN, GeoServer)
  • PostgreSQL, PostGIS, DB-Clients (e.g. pgAdmin, QGIS for Spatial SQL)
  • MS Access/LibreOffice
Notes
No information