Syllabus academic year 2011/2012
(Created 2011-09-01.)
Credits: 9. Grading scale: TH. Cycle: G1 (First Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. EXTA50 overlaps following cours/es: EXTA45 and VGMA01. Compulsory for: L2. Course coordinator: Lars Harrie,, Department of Physical Geography. Recommended prerequisits: FMA420 Linear Algebra, FMA430 Calculus in Several Variables and EDAA20 Programming and Databases. Assessment: Written examination and satisfactory compulary assignments. Home page:

The aim of the course is to provide in-depth knowledge of concepts and methods in geodesy, surveying, photogrammetry and remote sensing.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

judge the quality of geographic data collected by surveying methods.

The course contains basic concepts and definitions in geodesy, map projections, transformations, surveying, computational techniques as well as introduction to photogrammetry and remote sensing.

Furthermore surveying techniques applied to cadastre is studied.

Geodetisk och fotogrammetrisk mätnings- och beräkningsteknik. KTH/LU/LMV 2011.
Harrie, L. (red.), 2008. Geografisk informationsbehandling – teori, metoder och tillämpningar. Stockholm: Formas. ISBN: 9789154060153.