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- Introduction Geo-information science
- Aldo Bergsma
- 2014 - 2015
- Wageningen University
- BDW
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  • 1 Introduction lecture

  • What are typical actions related to spatial issues?
    - Inventory and status: mapping and measuring
    - Detection of changes: monitoring
    - Design, scenario studies, prediction: modeling
    - Organisation and maintenance: managing
  • What is geo-information science?
    The discipline dedicated to reflection on and discussion of: the capture, the storage, the analysis, the presentation and the exchange of geo data/spatial temporal data, by geo-information systems in 4 M&Ms applications
  • What are the 4 steps of geo-spatial data modelling?
    1 - Spatial phenomena perception (conceptual)
    2 - Spatial phenomena description (formal)
    3 - Geo(metric) data structure (model)
    4 - Tabular storage (database)
  • What is a thematic description?
    'What' 
  • What are the 3 steps of geometry?
    1 - Location and orientation
    2 - Shape and size
    3 - Topology
  • 2 Spatial concepts and data models 1

  • What is tobler's first law of geography?
    Everything is related to everything else, but near things are more related than distant things
  • Where does spatial perception depend on
    Depends on personl competences and 'culture' 
    Discrete view and continueous view
  • What is one omnipresent phenomenon?
    Continuous
  • What are tangible phenomena?
    Defined from a physical, constricutive context
  • What are virtual phenomena?
    Defined from an adminstrative, legislative context
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