Environmental Geographic Information Systems

Course Information
TitleΓΕΩΓΡΑΦΙΚΑ ΣΥΣΤΗΜΑΤΑ ΠΛΗΡΟΦΟΡΙΩΝ ΠΕΡΙΒΑΛΛΟΝΤΟΣ / Environmental Geographic Information Systems
Code519Ε
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID420000185

Programme of Study: UPS School of Forestry and Natural Environment (2009-today)

Registered students: 43
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses743

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600126039
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
- To collect and add data into a GIS. - To georeference and digitize maps. - To define the appropriate coordinate system. - To combine and analyse different thematic layers of spatial information. - To create thematic maps.
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Design and manage projects
Course Content (Syllabus)
Theory Introductory concepts. Collection and import of spatial data in a GIS. Geographic coordinate system and map projections. Projection systems. Types of spatial data in a GIS. Geographical Databases. Working with tables. Spatial Analysis. On-line GIS (Web GIS) and Cloud GIS. Practical Classes Familiarisation with ArcGIS. Familiarisation with the ArcGIS Desktop environment. Coordinate systems and Projection Systems. Georeferencing and digitization in ArcGIS. Creation, processing and analysis of spatial and descriptive data. Vector and raster analysis. Creation of maps.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures501.7
Seminars30.1
Laboratory Work250.8
Total782.6
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Κουτσόπουλος Κωστής Χ., 2002, Γεωγραφικά Συστήματα Πληροφοριών και Ανάλυση Χώρου, Εκδόσεις Παπασωτηρίου, ISBN:960-7530-20-9 Συλλαίος Ν., Γήτας Ι., Συλλαίος Γ., 2007, Εισαγωγή στα γεωγραφικά συστήματα πληροφοριών και στην τηλεπισκόπηση, Εκδόσεις Γιαχούδη,ISBN:978-960-6700-12-5
Last Update
19-06-2017