Course detail

Geographic Information Systems

FAST-NSA014Acad. year: 2020/2021

The Geographic information systems offers many tools for solving the problem of watershed and nature protection. Geographic information systems provide tools and operations capable of simulating the methods and approaches used to solving environmental issues. The concept of teaching is focused on spatial analysis, digital elevation models, application, GIS outputs and major GIS products, especially suitable in water management and by solving soil erosion and flood conservation in the river basin.


Institute of Landscape Water Management (VHK)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Student gains basic knowledge about GIS which offers many tools for solving the problem of watershed and nature protection.


The basic knowledge of the areas Hydrology, Watershed protection, The basic PC skills.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

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.


The goal education in GIS system is to provide basic information for students about the principles of data of digital technologies.

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 NPC-SIV Master's, 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer