Sistemas de Informação Geográfica I

Mestrado em Sistemas de Informação Geográfica, em Planeamento e Gestão do Território
6 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 45,0 TP

Lecturer

Prerequisites
Not apply

Objectives
This unit intends that students develop skills on:
-techniques for representation of spatial data;
-processes and tools used in the manipulation, management and processing of spatial data;
-development and implement d methodologies of spatial analysis

Program
1.Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
2.Normalization. Metadata.
3.Standards and quality for spatial data.
4.Spatial data models.
5.Organization and manipulation of geographic information data.
6.Vector data model.
7.Spatial Analysis in vector data model.
8.Spatial data infrastructure.
9.Case studies.

Evaluation Methodology
The practical application group.

Bibliography
- Burrough, P. (1998). Principles of Geographical Information Systems. (Vol. 1). (pp. 1-333). Oxford: Oxford University Press
- Fotheringham, A. e Rogerson, P. (1994). Spatial Analysis and GIS. (Vol. 1). (pp. 1-279). London/Bristol: Taylor and Francis.

Method of interaction
This unit will have an exhibition component, underpinned by appropriate multimedia resources and complemented with presentation of case studies.

Software used in class
ArcGis, Qgis