GIS APPLICATIONS IN ENVIRONMENTAL GEOLOGY SCIENCES

GIS APPLICATIONS IN ENVIRONMENTAL GEOLOGY SCIENCES

_
iten
Code
95067
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
5 credits during the 1st year of 10589 CONSERVAZIONE E GESTIONE DELLA NATURA (LM-60) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
GEO/04
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (CONSERVAZIONE E GESTIONE DELLA NATURA)
semester
2° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

Within the framework of geological, geomorphological and environmental maps to be included in the Master Basin Plan, this course focuses on the fundamental notions of numerical cartography and of geodata processing. QGIS features and commands are described in order to analyze geodata and realize thematic maps.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course is aimed at providing theoretical and practical notions necessary to deal with geodata, referring in particular to land planning and management.

Teaching methods

lectures and practical 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

Materials provided by teachers

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: by appointment

Exam Board

PIERLUIGI BRANDOLINI (President)

ANDREA MANDARINO

MARCO FIRPO

MARCO FERRARI

FRANCESCO FACCINI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

lectures and practical exercises

LESSONS START

2019, March

EXAMS

Exam description

oral test

Assessment methods

practice test and oral discussion

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
10/06/2020 10:00 GENOVA Orale
24/06/2020 10:00 GENOVA Orale
08/07/2020 10:00 GENOVA Orale
22/07/2020 10:00 GENOVA Orale
09/09/2020 10:00 GENOVA Orale