Course syllabus GEISK - Geographic Information System K (FA - SS 2019/2020)

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Course code: GEISK
Course title in language of instruction: Geografické informační systémy
Course title in Czech: Geographic Information System K
Course title in English: Geographic Information System K
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (6 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: part-time, 8/7 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Language of instruction: Czech
Level of course: master
Semester: SS 2019/2020
Name of lecturer: doc. Mgr. Milan Geršl, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor, tutor)
Prerequisites: Bachelor State Examination
Aims of the course:
The aim is to give students basic information about the spatial data, geographic information systems (GIS) and the most functional and analytical operations used in GIS. Learning is the most important practical tasks in the application of GIS to the field of waste management, distribution of emissions in the country, potential biomass, etc.
Course contents:
1.Data Model, Input and output Data, Operations (allowance 4/3)
2.GIS and its applications (allowance 4/4)
a.GIS application in waste management
b.Web application and services

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-Ability to apply knowledge
-Ability to solve problems
-Skilled at utilizing and processing information

Specific competences:
-Abbility to solve the problems of storing and processing the information about the objects and generating the electronic maps
-Student can model different spatial objects into vector and raster representation
-Student is competent to analyze stored data and expert processing outputs
-Student will learn about the basic principle of GIS - Geographic Information Systems
-The competence to compile of primar information about presence of biowaste in area

Type of course unit: required
Year of study: Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement: There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules: -
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load):
Type of teaching methodCombined form
Direct teaching
     lecture8 h
     practice7 h
     preparation for exam153 h
Total168 h
Assessment methods:
The course will succesfully ended on the basis of the examination in the topics of the course that were discussed during the semester. The credit will be given on the minimal attendance at the course seminars including at least 75 %.
The course is ended on the basis of credit and then the exam which has two parts. The first part is the written test. Then the discuss with the examiner follows about specific topics, which were discussed during the semester.
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQČEPICKÝ, J. -- KLIMÁNEK, M. -- ŽIDEK, V. -- BORTLOVÁ, P. -- MISÁKOVÁ, L.Vytváření a analýza digitálních prostorových datBrnoMendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně200580-7157-918-1
RQGIS, environmental modeling and engineering9781439808726
RQRepresenting, modeling, and visualizing the natural environment9781420055504
RQGIS applications in agriculture9781420007718
RQLONGLEY, P. et al.Geographical information systems and scienceChichesterWiley0-470-87000-1
RETUČEK, J.Geografické informačné systémyZvolenTU Zvolen199680-228-0517-3
RETUČEK, J.Geografické informační systémy: principy a praxePrahaComputer Press199880-7226-091-X


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