127.040 Introduction to Geoinformation This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2020S, VO, 2.0h, 2.5EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 2.5
  • Type: VO Lecture

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

  • explain the fundamental concepts of geoinformation,
  • discuss the properties of reference surfaces and map projections
  • list the operations for raster and vector data,
  • describe the storage opf spatial data, and
  • enumerate the different aspects of quality of spatial data.

Subject of course

Representation, management, and analysis of spatial facts. This includes fundamental ideas of spatial cognition, reference frames, modelling as raster or vecor data sets and their storage, discussion of operations on both data models, and aspects of quality and standardization.

Teaching methods

Presentation based on an explanatory text using practical examples

Mode of examination


Additional information

Subscribtion to the course via TISS! Additional material to the course will be in the download area of TISS.



Course dates

Wed10:00 - 12:0004.03.2020HS 8 Heinz Parkus - BI Geoinformation together with Environmental Engineering
Wed10:00 - 12:0011.03.2020Hörsaal 6 - RPL Geoinformation together with Environmental Engineering

Examination modalities

individual oral exam of approx. 15 minutes

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
29.01.2020 00:00 26.03.2020 22:59 26.03.2020 22:59


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
033 221 Geodesy and Geoinformation 2. Semestertrue
Course belongs to the introductory and orientation phase ("Studieneingangs- und Orientierungsphase")


Script (in german language)  for registered participants in the download section