GRS-50806 Geo-information Science BSc research project


Credits 6.00

Teaching methodContact hours
Individual Paper4
Practical extensively supervised7
Course coordinator(s)dr. ir. RJA van Lammeren
dr. ir. JGPW Clevers
dr. ir. A Ligtenberg (
Examiner(s)prof. dr. ir. AK Bregt
prof. dr. M Herold

Language of instruction:

Dutch and/or English

Assumed knowledge on:

GRS-10306, and GRS-20806 or GRS-20306

Continuation courses:

GRS-30306, GRS-60312


As a final course of the GRS-minor students carry out a small individual research in the domain of geo-information science including remote sensing topics and write a thesis about the followed methodology and findings.

Learning outcomes:

On successful completion of this course students are expected to demonstrate that they do understand concepts and methods and are able to apply these in case of a specific research objective. The report is supposed to contain a clearly structured argument that supports the methodology and findings.


Simulating a thesis setting under supervision and attending some practical and tutorials considering general research objectives.


Examination will be based on the quality criteria regarding the report structure and content.


All research projects will be offered via a file that consists of a written research context and objective, related data and literature.

Compulsory for: WUGISBSc Minor Geo-information for Environment and Society3WD, 6WD