Educational guide
IDENTIFYING DATA 2020_21
Subject MAPPING, REMOTE SENSING AND GIS Code 00207023
Study programme
0207 - GRADO EN CIENCIAS AMBIENTALES
Descriptors Credit. Type Year Period
9 Compulsory Third First
Language
Castellano
Ingles
Prerequisites
Department GEOGRAFIA Y GEOLOGIA
Coordinador
FERRER JULIA, MONTSERRAT
E-mail mferj@unileon.es

egarm@unileon.es
Lecturers
ALFARO SAIZ , ESTRELLA
GARCÍA MELÉNDEZ , EDUARDO
FERRER JULIA, MONTSERRAT
Web http://
General description Fundamentals and application of mapping, remote sensing and GIS to the study of Earths surface from an environmental focus
Tribunales de Revisión
Tribunal titular
Cargo Departamento Profesor
Presidente GEOGRAFIA Y GEOLOGIA CORTIZO ALVAREZ , JOSE
Secretario GEOGRAFIA Y GEOLOGIA COLMENERO HIDALGO , ELENA
Vocal BIODIVERSIDAD Y GEST.AMBIENTAL TARREGA GARCIA-MARES , MARIA REYES
Tribunal suplente
Cargo Departamento Profesor
Presidente GEOGRAFIA Y GEOLOGIA GOMEZ VILLAR , AMELIA
Secretario BIODIVERSIDAD Y GEST.AMBIENTAL ANSOLA GONZALEZ , GEMMA
Vocal BIODIVERSIDAD Y GEST.AMBIENTAL CALVO GALVAN , LEONOR

Competencias
Code  
A14005
A14006
A14010
A14011
A14012
A14014
A14017
B3752
B3753
B3762
C3

Learning aims
Competences
A14014
A14017
B3762
A14006
B3752
B3753
C3
A14005
A14011
B3753
A14006
A14010
A14012

Contents
Topic Sub-topic
CARTOGRAPHY Topic 1. Introduction to cartography.
Topic 2. Maps: definition and structure. Coordinate systems. Scales
Topic 3. Types of maps.
Topic 4. The topographic maps.
Topic 5. Thematic cartography. Maps related to vegetation.
Topic 6. Cartography as a means of communication. Principles of selection and generalization.
Topic 7. The symbolization of environmental phenomena
Topic 8. Global Positioning Systems (GPS)

P1: Calculation of scales and location of geographic coordinates and UTM.
P2: The generalization of the data on the map.
P3: Generation of a map with proportional symbols.
P4: Thematic Cartography: vegetation maps. Cartographic composition
P5: GPS practice.
P6: Reading and interpretation of thematic maps of different institutions
REMOTE SENSING Topic 9. Physical principles of remote sensing. Spectral response of the materials of the terrestrial surface
Topic 10. Characteristics of images, sensors and platforms.
Topic 11. Digital treatment of satellite images: pre-treatment operations
Topic 12. Visual interpretation of images.
Topic 13. Digital treatment of satellite images: extraction of information.
Topic 14. Hyperspectral images

Planning
Methodologies  ::  Tests
  Class hours Hours outside the classroom Total hours
Laboratory practicals 45 92 137
 
Personal tuition 3 0 3
 
Lecture 39 43 82
 
Mixed tests 3 0 3
 
(*)The information in the planning table is for guidance only and does not take into account the heterogeneity of the students.

Methodologies
Methodologies   ::  
  Description
Laboratory practicals
Personal tuition
Lecture

Personalized attention
 
Personal tuition
Description

Assessment
  Description Qualification
Lecture 60%
Laboratory practicals 35%
 
Other comments and second call

ADDENDUM
Contingency plan due to COVID-19 emergency conditions that prevents from presence based teaching
COVID-19 Teaching Guide Addendum Access Link


Sources of information
Access to Recommended Bibliography in the Catalog ULE

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Recommendations


Subjects that it is recommended to have taken before
GEOLOGY (COURSE 1) / 00207002
MATHEMATICS / 00207003
BOTANY / 00207006
Physics / 00207008
GEOLOGY (COURSE 2) / 00207009
Soil science / 00207018