Geographic Information Systems II

Master of Geographic Information Systems in Planning and Territory Management
6 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 45,0 TP

Lecturer

Prerequisites
Not apply

Objectives
This unit intends that students develop skills on:
Concepts and functions of raster data model.
- Methods of creation and analysis of Digital Terrain Model (DTM) and derivative data from DTM.
- Apply and development methodologies of spatial analysis based in raster spatial data.

Program
1.Digital Terrain Model. Construction methods.
2.Raster Data Models. Local, Focal, Zonal and Global functions. Map algebra.
3.Hydrologic Modelling
4.Spatial Interpolation.
5.Spatial analysis inraster model.
6.Geographic Modelling. Case Studies

Evaluation Methodology
The practical application group.

Bibliography
- Matos, J. (2008). Fundamentos de Informacaoo Geografica. (Vol. 1). (pp. 1-424). Lisboa: Lidel
- Longley, P. e Goodchild,, M. e Maguire, D. e Rhind, D. (2005). Geographical Information Systems: Principles, Techniques, Management and Applications.. (Vol. 1). (pp. 1-357). USA: John Wiley & Sons

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/Grass