Course Information
TitleΧΑΡΤΟΓΡΑΦΗΣΗ ΚΑΙ ΑΞΙΟΛΟΓΗΣΗ ΓΕΩΡΓΙΚΩΝ ΕΔΑΦΩΝ ΚΑΙ ΓΑΙΩΝ / SOIL MAPPING AND LAND QUALITY EVALUATION
CodeΝ216Υ
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID420001872

Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the other1055
EGGEIŌN VELTIŌSEŌN, EDAFOLOGIAS KAI GEŌRGIKĪS MĪCΗANIKĪSCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)1055

Programme of Study: UPS School of Agriculture (2011-today)

Registered students: 7
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the other1055
EGGEIŌN VELTIŌSEŌN, EDAFOLOGIAS KAI GEŌRGIKĪS MĪCΗANIKĪSCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)1055

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours4
Total Hours78
Class ID
600143032
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
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 (Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
Students should be familiar with the use of computers.
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: 1. achieve soil mapping of an agricultural area 2. assess land suitability of an agricultural area 3. use GIS for soil mapping and suitability assessment in a preliminary level.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
Course Content (Syllabus)
Soil mapping methods. Soil chartography. Stereo view and remote sensing for soil mapping. Digital soil mapping. Spatial interpolation of point measurements for thematic mapping. Sources and harmonization of soil data. Methods for automated soil mapping. Procedures and equipment for field survey. Maps from soil scanners. Thematic maps of soil erosion risk. Aims and methods for land evaluation. Systems for land suitability assessment. Thematic maps of land suitability. Use of Geographic Information Systems in soil mapping and evaluation. Case studies.
Keywords
soil mapping, land evaluation
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
  • Educational geographical data in analog and digital form for conducting laboratory exercises
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
Description
Use of GIS software. Laboratory exercises and practice in computers room.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures78
Laboratory Work22
Fieldwork4
Written assigments32
Exams4
Total140
Student Assessment
Description
75% written exams 25% individual project assignment (a set of exercises)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Xαρτογράφηση και αξιολόγηση γεωργικών εδαφών και γαιών. ΣΥΛΛΑΙΟΣ ΝΙΚΟΛΑΟΣ, Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): Σ. Γιαχούδης & ΣIA O.E. (Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 8987)
Last Update
18-05-2020