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Oil and Gas

Geographic Information SystemBasics

Course Description

This course gives you a broad practical and theoretical knowledge for future work with digital geographical data and GIS (Geographical Information Systems). You will learn how to manage, analyze and visualize digital geographical data, and how to use these to solve geographical problems within environmental and planning applications. This applies both in a national and international context. Topics within the GIS technique covered by the course are, among others: basic cartography, including map projections and reference systems, geographical data in digital formats (such as maps, images, tables etc.), positioning using GPS, basic analysis of geographical data in raster and vector formats, and cartographic and graphic presentation of digital map data.