Course detail

Ecological Information Systems

FEKT-MEISAcad. year: 2017/2018

The characterization and feature of ecological information, statistical processing of data from monitoring. The propreties and architecture of information systems. The database system, query languages of date structures, the architecture of database systems, distributed databases. The properties and architecture of geographic information systems, manipulation with data and its analysis. Interpretation of ecological data.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The acquaintance with special properties of ecological information systems, with architecture of database systems and feature of geographic information system.

Prerequisites

The subject knowledge on the Bachelor´s degree level is requested.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Kiely, G.: Environmental Engineering. McGraw Hill, Boston 1997.
Pokorný, J.: Databázové systémy a jejich použití v informačních systémech. Academia,Praha 1992.
Tuček, J.: Geografické informační systémy. Computer Press, Praha 1998.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

The participation in laboratory and exam.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

The characterization and feature of ecological information, statistical processing of data from monitoring. The propreties and architecture of information systems. The database system, query languages of date structures, the architecture of database systems, distributed databases. The properties and architecture of geographic information systems, manipulation with data and its analysis. Interpretation of ecological data.

Aims

The acquaintance with feature and type of information systems, their architecture. Distributed network and database systems. The geographical information systems.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

The content and forms of instruction in the evaluated course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme EEKR-M1 Master's

    branch M1-EEN , 1. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, optional interdisciplinary

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Computer exercise

8 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

The other activities

5 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer