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Geographic Information Systems 2 - Scientific Data

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Study form Web-based (online)
  • Starting Spring Term 2019

About the course

The objective of this course is to understand how geographic information systems can be used to analyze raster data, in particular digital elevation models, using the software ArcGIS. Assignments are based on solving problems within ecology and Earth science by, for example, interpolating spatial data, determining stream networks and catchments, and creating least-cost paths.
 

Application and eligibility

Geographic Information Systems 2 - Scientific Data, 7.5 hp

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2019 Visa tillfällen för efterkommande termin

Starts

25 March 2019

Ends

9 June 2019

Study location

Varied

Language

English

Type of studies

Mixed, 50%, Distance

Number of mandatory meetings

No mandatory meetings.

Number of on campus meetings

No on campus meetings.

Outline for distance course

No mandatory meetings. 

Required Knowledge

The course Geographic information systems 1, Scientific data, 7,5 ECTS credits (course code 5GV018), or equivalent knowledge. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English A (IELTS (Academic) with a minimum overall score of 5.5 and no individual score below 5.0. TOEFL PBT (Paper-based Test) with a minimum total score of 530 and a minimum TWE score of 4. TOEFL iBT (Internet-based Test) with a minimum total score of 72 and a minimum score of 17 on the Writing Section).
Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies.

Selection

Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code

UMU-50719

Application

Application deadline was 15 October 2018. The application period is closed.

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK16,875

Total fee

SEK16,875

Contact us

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Course is given by
Department of ecology and environmental science
Contact person for the course is:
Lina Polvi Sjöberg