103-0347-01L  Landscape Planning and Environmental Systems (GIS Exercises)

SemesterAutumn Semester 2023
LecturersA. Grêt-Regamey, C. Brouillet, M. Galleguillos Torres, N. Klein
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


103-0347-01 ULandscape Planning and Environmental Systems (GIS Exercises) Special students and auditors need a special permission from the lecturers.2 hrs
Wed15:45-17:30HIL E 15.2 »
A. Grêt-Regamey, C. Brouillet, M. Galleguillos Torres, N. Klein

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AbstractThe course content of the lecture Landscape Planning and Environmental Systems (103-0347-00 V) will be illustrated in practical GIS exercises (e.g. habitat modelling, land use change, ecosystem services, connectivity).
Objective- Practical application of theory from the lectures
- Quantitative assessment and evaluation of landscape characteristics
- Learning useful applications of GIS for landscape planning
- Developing landscape planning measures for practical case studies
Content- Applications of GIS in landscape planning
- Landscape analysis
- Landscape structural metrics
- Modelling habitats and land use change
- Calculating urban ecosystem services
- Ecological connectivity
Lecture notesA script and presentation slides for each exercise will be provided on Moodle.
LiteratureWill be named in the lecture.
Prerequisites / NoticeBasic GIS skills are strongly recommended.
Subject-specific CompetenciesConcepts and Theoriesfostered
Techniques and Technologiesassessed
Method-specific CompetenciesAnalytical Competenciesassessed
Media and Digital Technologiesassessed
Project Managementassessed
Social CompetenciesCommunicationassessed
Cooperation and Teamworkassessed
Customer Orientationfostered
Leadership and Responsibilityfostered
Self-presentation and Social Influence fostered
Sensitivity to Diversityfostered
Personal CompetenciesAdaptability and Flexibilityassessed
Creative Thinkingassessed
Critical Thinkingassessed
Integrity and Work Ethicsfostered
Self-awareness and Self-reflection fostered
Self-direction and Self-management fostered

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits3 credits
ExaminersA. Grêt-Regamey, C. Brouillet, N. Klein
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.

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General : Special students and auditors need a special permission from the lecturers

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