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CODE 108605
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR GEO/04
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 2° Semester
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

Within the framework of geological, geomorphological, and environmental maps to be considered in land planning, management and enhancement, this course provides the fundamental notions about numerical cartography and GIS software to analyze geospatial data and to realize thematic maps.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to provide theoretical and practical notions necessary to deal with geodata, referring in particular to land planning and management under a geomorphological and environmental perspective.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the course the students should be able to understand and realize maps that are generally used for land management, and to analyze geographical data.

In particular, students: will interpret different types of maps; will understand the meaning of hazard, vulnerability and risk; will manage data from different reference systems; will use symbols, legends and labels; will display, analyze, modify and select data from the database associated with geospatial data; will use vector and raster geoprocessing tools; will analyze digital terrain models; will use available data from internet; will realize a map layout.

PREREQUISITES

Basic knowledge of cartography, geomorphology and computer science

TEACHING METHODS

Lectures and exercises.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

  • Geomorphological hazard, vulnerability and risks assessment in land planning and management
  • Review on traditional Cartography
  • Numerical cartography, GIS and software
  • QGIS
  • Data types and data display
  • Geoprocessing and spatial analysis

Case studies: GIS Applications in Earth and Environmental Sciences

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Handouts provided by the teacher on Aulaweb.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

PIERLUIGI GIORGIO BRANDOLINI (President)

MARCO FERRARI

ANDREA MANDARINO (President Substitute)

IVANO RELLINI (Substitute)

LESSONS

LESSONS START

March 4, 2024

Class schedule

L'orario di tutti gli insegnamenti è consultabile all'indirizzo EasyAcademy.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Oral test.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

There will be a final exam of the theoretical part of the course and a presentation of the project that the students will carry out.

Exam schedule

Data Ora Luogo Degree type Note
26/01/2024 16:00 GENOVA Orale
13/02/2024 15:00 GENOVA Orale
10/06/2024 15:00 GENOVA Orale
24/06/2024 15:00 GENOVA Orale
08/07/2024 15:00 GENOVA Orale
22/07/2024 15:00 GENOVA Orale
09/09/2024 15:00 GENOVA Orale

FURTHER INFORMATION

Regular attendance is strongly recommended.

Agenda 2030 - Sustainable Development Goals

Agenda 2030 - Sustainable Development Goals
Climate action
Climate action
Life on land
Life on land