127.041 Introduction to Geoinformation
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, UE, 1.0h, 1.5EC


  • Semester hours: 1.0
  • Credits: 1.5
  • Type: UE Exercise

Learning outcomes

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

  • Understand which basic data models are used in geographic information science.
  • Understand what a geographic information system is and what it can be used for.
  • Perform basic vector operations in a GIS.
  • Perform basic raster operations in a GIS.
  • Perform basic network operations in a GIS.

Subject of course

Solving simple problems with raster- and vector-GIS by using the free GIS software QGIS.


Teaching methods

QGIS will be used to solve the given tasks

Mode of examination


Additional information

Subsription to the course via TISS!

Course material for the labs can be fuend in the TUWEL online course!



Course dates

Thu10:00 - 11:0005.03.2020 - 12.03.2020Seminarraum 127 Meetings Summerterm 2020
Wed12:00 - 13:0011.03.2020EI 11 Geodäsie HS Lab-Meetings
Introduction to Geoinformation - Single appointments
Thu05.03.202010:00 - 11:00Seminarraum 127 Meetings Summerterm 2020
Wed11.03.202012:00 - 13:00EI 11 Geodäsie HS Lab-Meetings
Thu12.03.202010:00 - 11:00Seminarraum 127 Meetings Summerterm 2020

Examination modalities

Evaluation of the lab-results handed in. 

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
20.01.2020 00:00 20.03.2020 08:00 03.04.2020 09:00


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
033 221 Geodesy and Geoinformation 2. Semester




Previous knowledge

  • Basic knowledge of using a computer.
  • Word processing software with PDF Export (Word, LibreOffice, OpenOffice, etc ...).

Accompanying courses