Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Hands-on GIS for Earth Scientists

when 7 July 2014 - 18 July 2014
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 895

This course is a hands on course on GIS: two weeks of practical’s in the GIS Lab of the faculty of Geosciences. The following topics will be covered: Working with ArcGIS desktop (ArcInfo) and Spatial-Analyst (data input, analysis and presentation), Automatic DEM extraction of aerial photographs using ERDAS Imagine Leica Photogrammetry suite 2011 (ATE and eAte), Mobile GIS / GPS with ArcPad 10, Local and Global Geo-datasets (GIS, remote sensing) and Poster making.

Course leader

drs. Maarten Zeylmans van Emmichoven

Target group

Upper year (3rd/4th) bachelor students in the fields of earth sciences, geology, physical geography or related areas of study. Basic academic knowledge in physics/mathematics is strongly recommended

Course aim

To familiarise students with working with geospatial data and software for landscape analysis on a local and global scale.

Credits info

3 EC
Certificate of Attendance

Fee info

EUR 895: Course + course materials + housing

EUR 560: Course + course materials


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