Open UAS: Introduction to GIS in Bioeconomy, 5 ECTS
Good, general computer skills.
Applicants with a background in the bioeconomy or environmental sectors are prioritized if the number of applicants is greater than 30.
You will know how to:
- make useful maps for various purposes
- utilize existing geographical data using GIS
- produce and collect your own geographical data
- produce spatial insights by GIS analysis
- communicate with digital maps
Content and working methods:
The course is an introduction to geographic Information Systems (GIS),
primarly for students in the bioeconomy and environmental sectors.
The course is practice oriented and includes a number of exercises and home assignments based on open data and open source software (QGIS3), that the course participant can download for free.
Teaching is offered both as recorded lessons, and short "How to" videos for learning specifik tools and workflows.
Course platform: Moodle
Form of examination and criteria for assessment:
The course and each home assignments are graded on a scale Passed/Not yet Passed.
All assignments need to be passed for the course to be passed.
Other important information:
Access to a computer where QGIS is or can be installed is necessary.