Kursnamn GIS in Bioeconomy Continuation Course
Kursdatum 17.01.2023 - 10.03.2023
Yrkeshögskolan Yrkeshögskolan Novia
Kursens språk Engelska
Studiepoäng 5 SP

Bransch Naturvetenskaplig HUB, Naturbruk och miljö HUB, Teknologi HUB
Lärare Romi Rancken
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Anmälningstid 21.11.2022 - 12.01.2023
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GIS in Bioeconomy Continuation Course

17.01.2023 - 10.03.2023


Applicants with a background in the bioeconomy or environmental sectors are prioritized if the number of applicants is greater than 40.

Competences: After the course, student will be able to

  • find, handle and convert raster data
  • produce and analyse raster data
  • visualize raster data in 2D and 3D
  • combine raster and vector data in analyses
  • document GIS analyses in graphical form
  • explain how data produced by satellites, airplanes and drones is produced and utilized in GIS




Good, general computer skills. Basic competence in using GIS software.


Examination The course and each home assignments are graded on a scale Passed/Not yet Passed. All assignments need to be passed for the whole course to be passed.

Arbetsformer och schemaläggning

Course start  17.1.2023

Mode of delivery Analysis and visualization of different kinds of mainly raster data with a number of examples from bioeconomy and society in general.

Real time, about one hour long lectures will be given one to twice a week, after which there is time reserved for questions and discussion. The web platform used is WebEx. Lectures are recorded on video and can be watched afterwards. Students get a home assignment every week to do until next week.


Access to a computer where QGIS is, or can be installed, is necessary. Main software used: QGIS 3.22 (freeware for Win, Mac and Linux).