Netherlands, Utrecht

Hands-on GIS for Earth Scientists

when 2 July 2012 - 13 July 2012
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)
• Poster making

Software and data are also available for students to work at home (laptop).

Course leader

Dr. 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


Utrecht Summer School doesn't offer scholarships for this course.

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