The student will be able to:
- Provide practical experience in basic methods and tools for geo-data handling.
- Provide awareness of the influence of data quality aspects.
- Acquire practical experience with integrated software handling.
- Practically integrate and apply knowledge of module 1.
- Acquire a critical methodological attitude concerning geo-data handling in practical situations.
Final attainment level: at the end of module 2 participants are able to prepare, plan and execute simple GIS application projects independently and demonstrate the results of their projects with an awareness of relevant data quality aspects.
During the first seven days the participants will be introduced to different types of projects and the data sets needed in them. Issues like data quality, project planning and data handling will be dealt with, as well as methodological reflexion. Thereafter the students will work group wise on a project. Therein the participants are not only asked to work on their own project but they will also be involved in monitoring and evaluating the progress and results of a counter group.
Students can select one from four cases:
- case 1: vineyards in Wageningen
- case 2: high-speed train link
- case 3: Enschede fireworks disaster
- case 4: Delft noise pollution
Type of education
This distance learning module will include:
In the last week of the module the students will present their case.
- final project proposal
- mid-term analysis results
- final project results (presentation and report)
- attainments as counter groups
- individual examination
Announced in the description of this course module.
Letter of acceptance of the master programme Geographical Information Management and Applications and passed GEO-GIMA 1.