Geographical Information Systems (GIS)

Course Information
TitleΓεωγραφικά Συστήματα Πληροφοριών / Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorMichail Foumelis
Course ID600016774

Programme of Study: Applied and Environmental Geology

Registered students: 33
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Technikī Geōlogía kai Perivállon Compulsory Course114
Efarmosménī Geōfysikī kai Seismología Compulsory Course114
Oryktoí Póroi - Perivállon Compulsory Course114

Class Information
Academic Year2022 – 2023
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Digital Course Content
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful course completion, students shall be able to: - search for and retrieve appropriate GIS data - digitize and process spatial information - construct maps - work with different GIS software
Course Content (Syllabus)
Elements of cartography, map projections, datums in Greece and wordwide. Databases. Definition, basic structure, function and purpose of a GIS. Data processing and management. Spatial analysis in 2-D and 3-D. Multi-temporal analysis. GIS extensions. GIS output. Synergy of GIS with Earth observation data, Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) and in-situ measurements. Overview of GIS applications. Applications in Geoscience, with emphasis on topics of geological interest. Computer practicals on various GIS software.
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
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
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Labortatory Assignment (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
ΨΗΦΙΑΚΗ ΧΑΡΤΟΓΡΑΦΙΑ ΚΑΙ ΓΕΩΓΡΑΦΙΚΑ ΣΥΣΤΗΜΑΤΑ ΠΛΗΡΟΦΟΡΙΩΝ Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 12845260 Έκδοση: 1/2011 Συγγραφείς: ΑΣΤΑΡΑΣ Θ. - ΟΙΚΟΝΟΜΙΔΗΣ Δ. - ΜΟΥΡΑΤΙΔΗΣ Α. ISBN: 978-960-9495-25-7 Τύπος: Σύγγραμμα Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): Μούργκος Ιωάννης
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