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Syllabus:

Geographical information system, 15 Credits

Swedish name: Geografiska informationssystem

This syllabus is valid: 2015-08-31 and until further notice

Course code: 5GV066

Credit points: 15

Education level: First cycle

Main Field of Study and progress level: Earth Science/Physical Geography: First cycle, has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements

Grading scale: VG Pass with distinction, G Pass, U Fail

Established by: Faculty Board of Science and Technology, 2015-06-25

Required Knowledge

60 ETCS in earth science, or 60 ECTS in biology, chemistry or environmental science and 30 ECTS in earth science, Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English A/5. Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies.

Literature

  • Valid from: 2018 week 35

    Reference literature

    The course literature consists of ONE of the books below

    Getting to know ArcGIS desktop
    Law Michael, Collins Amy
    Fifth edition : Redlands, California : Esri Press : 2018 : xii, 762 s. :
    ISBN: 978-1-58948-510-5
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    Compulsory reading

    Chang
    Introduction to geographic information systems
    Mcgraw Hill Higher Education : 2018 :
    ISBN: 9781260092585
    Mandatory
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  • Valid from: 2015 week 36

    The course literature consists of ONE of the books below

    Geografisk informationsbehandling : teori, metoder och tillämpningar
    Harrie Lars, Arnberg Wolter
    4. omarb. uppl. : Stockholm : Formas : 2008 : 299 s. :
    ISBN: 978-91-540-6015-3 (korr.)z 978954060153
    Mandatory
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    Reading instructions: This is an alternative to the English literature

    An introduction to geographical information systems
    Heywood D. Ian, Cornelius Sarah, Carver Steve
    4. ed. : Harlow : Prentice Hall : 2011 : xxxiv, 446 s. :
    ISBN: 0-273-72259-X ¹33.99
    Mandatory
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    Reading instructions: This is an alternative to the Swedish literature