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Module

CEG1701 : Mapping Fieldcourse

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Dr Henny Mills
  • Lecturer: Professor Jon Mills
  • Owning School: Engineering
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 2 Credit Value: 20
ECTS Credits: 10.0

Aims

To consolidate theory of plane surveying, geospatial data handling and mapping with practice.
To give experience in organisation and teamwork on a substantial exercise. To introduce plan design and drafting.
To introduce concise and unambiguous scientific writing.
Students will be undertaking a mapping exercise related to their degree course, enabling them to put mapping skills into practice.
The mapping fieldcourse is core element for the degree courses syllabus and compulsory for all Geomatics students. It consolidates all surveying and geo-data knowledge and skills acquired in Semester 1 and Semester 2 and enables students to put those skills and knowledge into practice.


The fieldtrip is scheduled during the Easter vacation will be subsidised by the School, but each student will be expected to pay a minimised cost between £100 and £200 for this fieldcourse.

Outline Of Syllabus

Introduction - risk assessments - importance of teamwork - survey planning - primary and secondary control surveys - detail surveying – mapping - geospatial data handling and analysis - cartography - report writing, career planning.

Teaching Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Assessment Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Reading Lists

Timetable