Course detail

Digital terrain model

FAST-HE53Acad. year: 2020/2021

Capture data methods, accuracy of points. Importance of break lines and form lines. Application of DTM - interpolation of curves, profiles, determination of volumes, DTM for orthophoto, programme systems for DTM, special modules, morphological analysis of relief.


Institute of Geodesy (GED)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Schopnost vytvořit 2,5D model terénu z daných dat, včetně lomových čar. Tvorba vrstevnic, profilů, vizualizace modelů.


Altimetry survey methods


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Karl Kraus: Photogrammetrie -Topografische Informationssysteme. Dummler Verlag, 2000. ISBN 3-427-78751-6. (DE)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Capture data methods, geodedic, photogrammetric, cartographic methods.
2. Laser scanning, radar interpherometry(In SAR).
3. Importance lines.
4. Methods and approaches for computations, algorithm for creation of TIN.
5. Interpolation of curves, profiles, volumes
6. DMT for orthophotomaps.
7. Software.
8. Special modules.
9. Morphological analysis, gradients.


Capture data methods, quality of data, use of digital terrain model.

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.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme N-P-C-GK Master's

    branch GD , 2. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer