Course Code: M316 • Study year: III • Academic Year: 2024-2025
Domain: Environmental Engineering • Field of study: Environmental Engineering
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: English
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Tudor Borșan
Seminar tutor: Tudor Borșan
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Class
Number of teaching hours per semester: 28
Number of teaching hours per week: 2
Semester: Summer
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 3

Course aims:

Enabling decision making based on spatial data
Collecting, manipulating and using spatial data in data base management
Complex attribute relations, public access

Course Entry Requirements:


Course contents:

• Preparation of a GIS project; • GIS products; • Arc Gis Desktop’s modules; • Conversion of analog cartographic products; • Building new shapefile; • Building new geodatabase; • Map rectification, georeferencing and digitizing; • The digitizing process. Digitizing regimes; • Using symbols and creating annotations in GIS; • Integrating and manipulating attribute data; • Attribute and spatial queries; • Building surface models; • Spatial analysis; • Thematic mapping techniques.

Teaching methods:

Conversation, Examples

Learning outcomes:

C3. Assessing the effects of environmental degradation; C4. The use of ITC (Information Technology and Computers) in environmental engineering issues.

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Final evaluation Oral examination 60% Course check Portfolio - almost 40%

Recommended reading:

Borsan Tudor, Sisteme Informatice Geografice aplicate la mediu, , Biblioteca Universității „1 Decembrie 1918”, Alba Iulia, 2018, 112.
Borsan Tudor, Sisteme Informationale Geografice-Fundamente teoretice si practice, Seria Didactica, Alba Iulia, 2013, 164.
Imbroane Mircea, Sisteme Informatice Geografice. Structuri de date, Presa universitara clujeana, Cluj Napoca, 2012, 388.