Course detail


FAST-NEB039Acad. year: 2020/2021

Geoinformatic technology. Quality of information and influence on analysis. Presentation of results. Globalization.


Institute of Geodesy (GED)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will manage basic theoretical knowledge of geoinformatics and digital cartography. They will be introduced with positional bases of geographic information systems and methods of collection, saving and processing of different types of geographical data for these systems.


Fundamentals of mapping, cartography, informatics, photogrammetry and remote sensing.


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.

Course curriculum

1. Definition of GIS, development,relations.
2. Database – ground of GIS.
3. Information overview and database systems.
4. Software for GIS. Overview current GIS systems.
5. Modern methods of data acquisition for informations systems.
6. Types of geographic data and storage models. Modern methods of works with data.
7. Standards and norms for GIS, their levels. Quality data evaluation.
8. Hardware.
9. Map algebra.
10. Electronic maps in environment of INTERNET/INTRANET.Presentation of cartographic works in 3D and 4D.


Understanding of relation among geoinformatic sciences.

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-GK Master's, 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer