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Course, academic year 2021/2022
Geographical Information Systems - M445026
Title: Geografické informační systémy
Guaranteed by: Department of Computing and Control Engineering (445)
Actual: from 2021
Semester: summer
Points: summer s.:3
E-Credits: summer s.:3
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:2/1 MC [hours/week]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
For type:  
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Hrnčiřík Pavel doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Examination dates   Schedule   
Annotation -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (04.12.2020)
The course provides basic overview of geographical data processing and interdisciplinary use of the geographical information systems. In the practical part of the course the emphasis is mainly on the use of the ArcGIS (including ArcGIS 3D Analyst) and Global Mapper software.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (04.12.2020)

Students will be able to:

Know the basics of GIS.

Process and analyze different types of geographical data.

Work with software GIS tools of the ArcGIS system (including 3D Analyst and Spatial Analyst) and Global Mapper.

Literature -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (04.12.2020)

R: de By R.A.,Principles of Geographic Information Systems, ITC, Enschede, 2001,9789061642695

A: ESRI, Getting Started with ArcGIS, ESRI, Redlands, 2004,1589480910

Learning resources -
Last update: Hrnčiřík Pavel doc. Ing. Ph.D. (04.12.2020)

Electronic study materials for the course.

Requirements to the exam - Czech
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (04.12.2020)

Předmět je zakončen klasifikovaným zápočtem, k získání zápočtu je nutné ze samostatného projektu (bude zadán v průběhu semestru na cvičení) získat alespoň 50 % z max. možného bodového ohodnocení.

Syllabus -
Last update: Hrnčiřík Pavel doc. Ing. Ph.D. (04.12.2020)

1 Introduction to GIS, ArcGIS system

2 Topology of geographical data, projections

3 Computer handling of geographical data, raster data, vector data, map layers

4 Acquisition of geographical data, digitisation, scanning, vectorisation, aerial and satellite photography, Internet

5 Editing of geographical data, spatial transformations

6 Map creation, linking database tables to map features

7 Advanced mapping techniques

8 3D geographical data (ArcGIS 3D Analyst) - creating a 3D terrain model, surface analysis

9 3D geographical data (ArcGIS 3D Analyst) - 3D objects, 3D visualisation

10 Integrated GIS data management using Global Mapper

11 Global Mapper - GIS data processing, transformation and analysis

12 Interdisciplinary application of GIS, visualisation and analysis of specific data types, modelling

13 Database systems and GIS

14 GIS and Internet (Google Earth)

Registration requirements -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (04.12.2020)


Course completion requirements -
Last update: Hrnčiřík Pavel doc. Ing. Ph.D. (04.12.2020)

The course ends with a graded credit, to obtain the credit it is necessary to obtain at least 50% of the maximum possible score from an individual GIS project (will be assigned during the semester).

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Účast na přednáškách 1 28
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 0,5 14
Práce na individuálním projektu 1 28
Účast na seminářích 0,5 14
3 / 3 84 / 84
Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Regular attendance 35
Defense of an individual project 25
Report from individual projects 40