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Geographic information systems

Individual course

Course content:

  • Basics of geographical information systems.
  • Conducting research related to geographical information, acquiring geographical data.
  • Development of map and location based services and mobile applications.

At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. Describe the GIS terminology and concepts, and the special nature of spatial data and how they are different from non-spatial data
  2. Identify the key components of a GIS, including users, databases, software, and networks
  3. Use GIS software tools and publish maps
  4. Create GIS using Oskari or Web technology
  5. Conduct research in the field of GIS

More info in LUT University’s WebOodi course page.

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Responsible teacher

LUT University
Ajantha Dahanayake
ajantha.dahanayake(at)lut.fi

Contact person for applications

FITech
Pilvi Lempiäinen , Service designer
pilvi.lempiainen(at)fitech.io
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Category:
ICT Studies
Topics:
Programming,
Web programming
Course code:
CT70A9000
Credits:
6 ECTS
Price:
0 €
Level:
Teaching period:
2.9.–13.12.2019
Application deadline:
Application period has ended
Host university:
LUT University
Study is open for:
Adult learner,
Degree student
Teaching methods:
Online
Language:
English
General prerequisites:
JavaScript programming skills.
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