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AG2415 Web-GIS 7.5 credits

The course introduces basic web-based techniques, design and publication of maps and geographic analysis through the internet. At the end of the course, students should know how to design web maps and implement geographic analysis via internet. The course is composed of lectures, laboratory exercises and a final project. In the project the students will setup her/his own mapping service and present it to the class at the end of the course.

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
Headings with content from the Course syllabus AG2415 (Spring 2012–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

  • Design of web maps
  • Open Source Internet mapping software
  • Internet mapping software of different vendors
  • Geographic Analysis via the WWW

Intended learning outcomes

Student shall develop their skills to manage and setup internet mapping services and geographic analysis on the www.

Course disposition

Lectures 16h
Laboration 35h

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

AG2411 GIS Architecture or equivalent

For singel course: A completed Bachelor of Science in Engineering or 180 credits academic studies in the field of Technical Science, Environmental Science, or planning and documented proficiency in English corresponding to English B.
AG2411 GIS Architecture or equivalent

Recommended prerequisites

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Examination and completion

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

Grading scale

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F


  • LAB1 - Laboratory Work, 3.0 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • PRO1 - Project, 4.5 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, 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.

Other requirements for final grade

Approved project reports (PRO1; 4.5 cr)
Approved laboratory reports (LAB1; 3 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

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web AG2415

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Main field of study

Built Environment

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Gyözö Gidófalvi,, Tel. 08-7907341