GIS in Bioeconomy Continuation Course, 5 ECTS

Applicants with a background in the bioeconomy or environmental
sectors are prioritized if the number of applicants is greater than 40.


After the course, student will be able to

  • find, handle and convert raster data
  • produce and analyse raster data
  • visualize raster data in 2D and 3D
  • combine raster and vector data in analyses
  • document GIS analyses in graphical form
  • explain how data produced by satellites, airplanes and drones is
    produced and utilized in GIS

Access to a computer where QGIS is, or can be installed, is necessary.

Mode of delivery
Analysis and visualization of different kinds of mainly raster data with a
number of examples from bioeconomy and society in general.

Real time, about one hour long lectures will be given one to twice a week,
after which there is time reserved for questions and discussion.
The web platform used is WebEx.
Lectures are recorded on video and can be
watched afterwards.
Students get a home assignment every week to do until next week.
Main software used: QGIS 3.22 (freeware for Win, Mac and Linux).

The course and each home assignments are graded on a scale
Passed/Not yet Passed.
All assignments need to be passed for the whole
course to be passed


Romi Rancken,

Kurssin kielet



10.01.2022 - 25.02.2022


Campusonline students study for free Open UAS, 75€