Digital Processing of Marine Geophysical Data
7.5 credits cr.
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The course covers digital processing and presentation of geological, geographical, and geophysical data.
Lectures on data processing (formatting, filtering, terrain modeling, map generation and visualization) and spatial databases are mixed with practical exercises, where geoscientific data are processed and analysed. The course includes script programming, and results from the programming exercises are used for digital map making with GIS (Geographical Information Systems).
A large part of the course is aimed to give practical knowledge in digital data processing, map making and analysis for today’s geoscience research and industry.
Autumn term 20 | The course will be given with a mixture of distance and campus based teaching. All lectures will be given by distance using Zoom. All exercises except the terrain modelling will be done by distance. The terrain modelling part uses licesed software the requires students to be present on-site; this part will be done in small groups at separate times to ensure social distancing in the computer room. Questions and supervision will be handled by e-mail/phone/Zoom.
Written exam (80% of the grade) and report (20% of the grade).
ScheduleThe schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
Schedule updated November 24 2020.
Course literatureNote that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.
Heywood, I., Cornelius, S., Carver, S., 2011.
An Introduction to Geographical Information Systems, 4th edition, 496 pages. ISBN: 0-27372-259-X
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Senior lecturer, Marine geophysics
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