On completion of the course, the student should be able to:
Transform coordinate systems and projections
Use geographic information systems (GIS) to assess and model environmental, geoscientific processes and environmental problems
Use digital elevation models to perform morphometric analyses of catchments
Basic principles of GIS: Boolean operations, vector and raster models Basic cartography: transformation of coordinate systems and projections, distributed statistics. Analysis of catchments, flow paths and topographic wetness index. Analysis of environmental aquatic transport processes, water resource planning and environmental impact assessment.
Lectures and computer exercises.
Assignments 4 hp, exercises 1 hp.
If there are special reasons for doing so, an examiner may make an exception from the method of assessment indicated and allow a student to be assessed by another method. An example of special reasons might be a certificate regarding special pedagogical support from the disability coordinator of the university.