Z8511 GIS project

Faculty of Science
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
1/2. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Mgr. Bc. Zdeněk Stachoň, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Kateřina Trojanová (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Bc. Zdeněk Stachoň, Ph.D.
Department of Geography - Earth Sciences Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: Mgr. Bc. Zdeněk Stachoň, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Geography - Earth Sciences Section - Faculty of Science
Wed 12:00–12:50 Z4,02028
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
Z8511/01: Thu 17:00–18:50 Z1,01001b, Z. Stachoň, K. Trojanová
Z0262 Geoinformatics && ( Z2062 Cartography || Z2062p Cartography ) && Z8105 Map resources && Z8118 Thematic Cartography && (! Z8150 Bachelor Thesis 1 || ! Z0003 Bachelor Thesis 1 )
Basic knowledge of cartography, geoinformatics is expected.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 22 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 18/22, only registered: 2/22
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The aim of the course is to present selected technologies of topographic and thematic map processing. Students will be able to use the basic GIS tools for creating maps and independently manage the process of creating a map of a selected topic.
Learning outcomes
Students will be able to:
- Interconnect the knowledge from the cartography, geoinformatics and geodatabases;
- use advanced tools of GIS;
- marter the process of the map production.
  • 1. Definitions. 2. Data sources and licencing. 3. Spatial data handling 4. Basic data analysis. 5. Selection of the Cartographic visualization method. 6. Map Legend design. 7. Creation of the Map composition. 8. Map finalization and publication.
  • BREWER, A. Cynthia. Designing better maps : a guide for GIS users. 1st ed. Redlands, Calif.: ESRI Press, 2005. xi, 203. ISBN 1589480899. info
  • GIS, spatial analysis, and modeling. Edited by D. J. Maguire - Michael Batty - Michael F. Goodchild. 1st ed. Redlands, Calif.: ESRI press, 2005. xiii, 480. ISBN 1589481305. info
  • DOBEŠOVÁ, Zdena. Databázové systémy v GIS. 1. vyd. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci, 2004. 76 s. ISBN 8024408910. info
Teaching methods
Lectures and practical computer lessons
Assessment methods
Credit will based on quality of final project and oral presentation. If personal participation in the presentation is not possible, it can be performed remotely.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2012, spring 2012 - acreditation, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2021.
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