Academic year(s): 2018-2019
SCOTCAT credits : 15
ECTS credits : 7
Level : SCQF Level 9
This module covers the principles behind, and practical application of digital spatial analysis in Earth Sciences. This includes the analysis of primary and secondary datasets, how to access and import a variety of data types, and the fundamentals of various spatial analytical methods including spatial statistics and modeling within a GIS environment. The module also prepares students for the correct presentation of maps and datasets in the dissertation proposal and thesis.
Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must take ES3002
Weekly contact: 6 lectures and 14 practicals and support sessions (Weeks 1 - 7).
Scheduled learning hours: 48
Guided independent study hours: 102
As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%
As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 0%
Re-assessment: 2-hour Written Examination = 100%
Module coordinator: Dr C R Bates
Module teaching staff: Dr C Bates