853106 GIS-supported project

Project course
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Wiesenhofer, Florian , Pointner, Daniel , Rehberger, Oliver , Hainz-Renetzeder, Christa , Greiler, Julian Simon , Weifner, Greta , Wieczorek, Marie-Theresa , Kugler, Florentine , Grillmayer, Roland
Offered in
Wintersemester 2023/24
Languages of instruction


Research and/or application orientated projects, which are developed in co-operation with the students.

Collecting, processing, analysing, and representing spatial data.

Deepening use of software (Different programs and modules; Expert functions of ArcGISPro and/or QGIS, etc.)

Within a defined subject area, we formulate themes for processing in small groups.

We are using different GIS- related programs in a flexible way for solving spatial questions and problems.

Previous knowledge expected

GIS basics are implicitly necessary!
-> Effective participation at "Fundamentals of GIS in landscape planning" (853.105) or equivalent experience!

* Skills in working with PCs as well as with MS Office software and image processing software.
* Basics in Landscape Ecology and related issues.
* ability and wilingness to deal with english literature.

If you are not sure whether you fullfill the prerequisites, please contact us!

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Introduction to the development of scientific questions and working strategies in GIS.

Expert knowledge of GIS software products (ESRI, QGIS) to work on spatial topics.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.