857321 Remote sensing and GIS in natural resource management

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Offered in
Wintersemester 2019/20
Languages of instruction


Geometric reference systems, GPS

Geometric fundamentals of image data acquisition

Physical fundamentals of image data acquisition

Platforms and sensors for image data acquisition

Fundamentals of photogrammetry

Fundamentals of visual image interpretation

Fundamentals of automated thematic image analysis

GIS overview

Spatial data models

Data bases and meta data bases

Spatial analysis

Cartography, visualisation

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

The aim of these lectures is to convey to the students

a basic understanding of the process of remote sensing (including aerial photography) as an efficient tool of data acquisition about the environment and

the fundamentals of spatial information systems, GIS modelling of environmental processes and visualisation techniques (independent of any particular hardware or software).
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.