Module Identifier GG32820  
Academic Year 2000/2001  
Co-ordinator Dr Richard Lucas  
Semester Semester 1  
Course delivery Lecture   11 x 2 hours  
  Practical   11 x 2 hours  
Assessment Exam   1 x 2 hour written examination.   50%  
  Seminar presentation   10 minute presentation and 2000 word report   10%  
  Laboratory report     40%  
  Resit assessment   Resubmission of failed coursework components. Resit failed end of semester examination.   100%  

Module description
Database construction

Visualising, querying and analysing spatial data

GIS applications

Module Aims
This module aims to provide an introduction to the concepts of GIS, practical experience in entering, manipulating, analysing and interpreting spatial data, and knowledge of GIS applications.

Module objectives / Learning outcomes
Learning outcome 1: Seminar (and report) and written examination.

Learning outcome 2: Continuous assessment through laboratory reports.

Learning outcome 3: Written examination.

Reading Lists
Burrough, P.A. & McDonnell, R.A.. (1998) Principles of Geographical Information Systems.. Oxford University Press.
Dent, B.D.. (1999) Cartography: Thematic Map Design.. 5th. WCB McGraw-Hill, Boston
Martin, D.. (1996) Geographic Information Systems.. 2nd. Routledge, London