Introduction to Web GIS

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An introductory course on web mapping and geospatial data infrastructures. Up: Educational Resources

The student is assumed to have completed the Introduction to GIS course.

Course outline

  • introduction to the web and its technologies
  • web communities, collecting and sharing geospatial data
  • storage of geospatial data
  • web mapping server
  • the browser as a web mapping client
  • dedicated web mapping clients


Freely downloadable texts are needed.


Lecture slides are needed.


These need to have detailed instructions and pre-prepared datasets. Also instructions how to get and install the needed software.