Module Identifier GG32820  
Academic Year 2001/2002  
Co-ordinator Dr Richard Lucas  
Semester Semester 1  
Course delivery Lecture   11 x 2 hours  
  Practical   11 x 2 hours  
Assessment Seminar presentation   10 minute presentation and 2000 word report   10%  
  Laboratory report     40%  
  Exam   2 Hours 1 x 2 hour written examination.   50%  
  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

On completion of this module, students should be experienced in:-

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