Geographic Information Systems
FAST-CE055Acad. year: 2017/2018
Theory of information. Land information systems.Modeling space relations. Vector and raster data. Digital terrain model. Databasese. Applications.
Institute of Geodesy (GED)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Students will manage basic theoretical knowledge of geoinformatics/geomatics and digital cartography. They will be introduced with positional and altitudinal bases of geographic information systems. They will achieve detailed knowledge about national digital map works, geoinformatic systéme, spatial databases and about data collection methods for these products.
Basic knowlegde of information technology. Cartographic terminology.
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
Language of instruction
1. Theory of information
2. Land information systems.
3. Structure and funktion of geographical information systems (GIS)
4. Modelling of space data.
5. Vector presentation of space objects.
6. Rastr prezentation of space objects.
7. Digital terrain model.
9. Sources of database.
10. Basic analytical and synthetic tasks of GIS.
11. GIS software.
12.-13. GIS applications ArcGIS, Geomedia, web map services.
Understanding of principles of the cartographic interpretation and cartographic work as basic layer GIS. Basic skills with geograaphical information systems.
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences
Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.
Type of course unit
26 hours, compulsory
Teacher / Lecturer