The module introduces students to spatial data and spatial analysis in the context of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). The role and functionality of GIS will be described theoretically and demonstrated practically using the most commonly used open source GIS packages and links will be made with the remote sensing and modelling courses.
6 hours of lectures, 14 hours of computer practicals, 20 hours of project work
Module assessment - more information
Two printed PowerPoint presentations (50% each)