Introduction to GIS

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An introductory course on geospatial information science and systems. Up: Educational Resources

Course outline

  • geospatial information and data (scientific and technical viewpoints)
  • principles of databases,
  • computer graphics and
  • information technology architectures
  • basic cartography and geodesy
  • some remote sensing
  • geospatial problem solving with information systems


Freely downloadable texts are needed.

Potentially useful material listed at



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