Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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MAAN7558 Decision support and strategies with Geographical Information Systems - reflections from Tanzania 3 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Maantieteen tutkinto-ohjelma (FM)
Department of Geography and Geology

Learning outcomes

Students will be able to comprehend the decision making strategies and employ Geographical Information Systems as a Geospatial Decision Support System to execute various decision making strategies.

Students are introduced to the concept of decision making including the terminology used in the decision making process. The course introduces to students to the typology of decisions and demonstrates practically how the decision making is executed by using the Geographical Information Systems. The course advances the knowledge of decision making to advanced level students by examining the complex decisions that involves complementary and conflicting objectives. Conflict resolution procedure for conflicting objectives is presented.

General description

An Intensive Course


mon 7.9. at 10-12 seminarhall 412 (Natural Sciences Building I, 4th floor)

tue 8.9. at 10-12 maatila (room 418) (Natural Sciences Building I, 4th floor)

wed 9.9. at 10-12 maatila (room 418)

thu 10.9. at 10-12 seminarhall 412

fri 11.9. at 10-14 seminarhall 412

Teacher responsible

Phillibert Ndyana

Contact person

Niko Humalisto

Study materials

Burstein, F. and Holsapple, C.W. (2008). Handbook on Decision Support Systems. Springer Verlag, Berlin.

Eastman,  J. R. (2001). Guide to GIS and Image Processing Volume 2: Clark labs, Worcester, M.Sc., p.144

Power, D. J. (2002). Decision Support Systems: concepts and resources for managers, Quorum Books, Westport.