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Course content

An introduction to cartography, remote sensing and geographic information systems (GIS). Emphasis is put on practical exercises regarding e.g. airphotos, geomorphologic, geologic, and resources mapping.

Learning outcome

You will learn the fundamental concepts of cartography and coordinate systems as a basis for treatment of geographic information. You will be able to process digital geographic data and perform simple analyses. You also get an introduction to remote sensing techniques for resources mapping. The course gives you a foundation for interpreting geologic and geomorphologic maps.

Admission

Students who are admitted to study programmes at UiO must each semester register which courses and exams they wish to sign up for in Studentweb.

If you are not already enrolled as a student at UiO, please see our information about admission requirements and procedures.

Prerequisites

Formal prerequisite knowledge

In addition to fulfilling the Higher Education Entrance Qualification, applicants have to meet the following special admission requirements:

One of these:

  • Mathematics R1
  • Mathematics (S1+S2)

And and in addition one of these:

  • Mathematics (R1+R2)
  • Physics (1+2)
  • Chemistry (1+2)
  • Biology (1+2)
  • Information technology (1+2)
  • Geosciences (1+2)
  • Technology and theories of research (1+2)

The special admission requirements may also be covered by equivalent studies from Norwegian upper secondary school or by other equivalent studies. Read more about special admission requirements (in Norwegian).

Overlapping courses

Teaching

A mixture of lectures and exercises on PC. 2 mandatory assignments.

Examination

1 written project report (counts ca 20%). Final written examination (counts ca 80%). Letter grades (A-F).

This course offers new examination in the beginning of the subsequent term for candidates who withdraw during an ordinary examination or fail an ordinary examination. For general information about new examinations, see /studier/admin/eksamen/sykdom-utsatt/mn/index.html and www.matnat.uio.no/english/studies/examination/repeat.html

General information about examinations at the faculty can be found at http://www.matnat.uio.no/english/studies/index.html

Other

Auditor for this course is Professor Cecilie Rolstad, Department of Mathematical Sciences and Technology, Norwegian University of Life Sciences.

Facts about this course

Credits

10

Level

Bachelor

Teaching

Every autumn

Examination

Every autumn

Teaching language

Norwegian