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Remote Sensing and Geographical Information Systems (GIS)

Bachelor's level | 7.5 credits | Course code: NGN240
Spring 2020
100% Day
Period: 21 February 2020 - 25 March 2020
2 Closed GU-21433
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

In this course you will learn about different types of remote sensing data such as various satellite imagery and LIDAR data, as well as their application in geoscientific context, for example the calculation of vegetation indices and the identification of landforms. You will work with different software packages, one of them GIS, used for handling, analysis and interpretation of remote sensing data products.

Course Syllabus


Requirements and Selection

Requirements: 7.5 credits GIS and 45 credits earth science, geography or similar.

Selection: Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 225 credits.

Tuition Fee

Application fee: 900 SEK
Full course cost: 10 502 SEK
First payment: 10 502 SEK

EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on:

Study Guidance

Emily Whitehurst Zack
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Department of Earth Sciences
Box 460
40530 Göteborg
Visiting address: Guldhedsgatan 5a

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