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Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus AE211V (Autumn 2007–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Principles, theories and applications concerning SEA and EIA
Spatial problems and cumulative impacts.

GIS-based tools, expert systems and decision support systems, including GIS-based habitat models, hydrological models, multi-criteria analysis and participative GIS

Intended learning outcomes

After completion of the course, the participants should

  1. have knowledge on principles and concepts concerning Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA),
  2. have knowledge on different SEA- and EIA related methods and tools, in particular related to Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and
  3. have gained skills in the use of GIS-based tools.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Completion of upper secondary schooling including documented proficiency in Swedish and English.

Recommended prerequisites

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To be presented at the course webpage before course start.

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

P, F


  • INL1 - Assignment, 3,0 hp, betygsskala: P, F
  • SEM1 - Seminars, 1,5 hp, betygsskala: P, F
  • ÖVN1 - Exercise, 3,0 hp, betygsskala: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

GIS laborations (ÖVN1; 3 cr), Report writing (INL1; 2,5 cr), Seminar (SEM1; 2 cr)

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course web

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Offered by

ABE/Sustainability and Environmental Engineering

Main field of study

Built Environment

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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