Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Course type: Lectures and Seminars

ASK course

Course Code: D3 ETCS: 2
Proj/lab/semin hours: 15 Lecture hours: 15

General description

Lectures assume that the participant masters the following detailed questions:

  • Introduction to GIS, definitions and basic information on geo–information, reference data, topical data, meta–data, and types of GIS data
  • Accumulating data and GMES data—Global Monitoring for Environment, potential for distributed search for data and image analyses
  • The INSPIRE Directive—building spatial information infrastructure for Europe
  • Questions of spatial data standardization and planning notation
  • Possibilities for modeling and following the behavior of users, i.e. Space Syntax
  • 3D imaging
  • PPGIS – Participatory Planning GIS
  • Support for modeling processes as discussion illustrations – WhatIf
  • Spatial structure description basics using GIS
  • Introduction to qualitative / quantitative analyses
  • Spatial analysis possibilities, i.e. support for analyzing the effects of financial plans and methods for calculating urban coefficients
  • Spatial data presentation basics

Studio topics

PKB 2010-2015

This course refers to Thesis project (DS4) each year.