Study programmes / B-ARB Arboristics / Geoinformatics for Final Thesis
Course code:GPZP
Course title in language of instruction:Geoinformatika pro závěrečné práce
Course title in Czech:Geoinformatika pro závěrečné práce
Course title in English:Geoinformatics for Final Thesis
Mode of completion and number of credits:Fulfillment of requirements (3 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:full-time, 0/2; part-time, 16/0
(full-time, hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week; part-time, lectures per period / seminars per period)
Language of instruction:Czech
Level of course:bachelor; master; master continuing
Semester:WS 2017/2018 - FFWT
Name of lecturer:doc. Ing. Martin Klimánek, Ph.D. (examiner, supervisor)
Ing. Tomáš Mikita, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor)
Ing. Petr Vahalík, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor)
Aims of the course:Students will get geoinformation support for preparation of final thesis using GIS.
Course contents:
1.Geoinformation technologies (allowance 0/28)
a.Geodata and metadata preparation
b.Field work and GPS technology
c.Digital thematic mapping
d.Spatial analysis and geostatistics
e.Visualization and geodata sharing

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to analyse and synthesize
-ability to apply knowledge
-ability to solve problems
-ability to work independently
-general knowledge
-skilled at utilizing and processing information

Specific competences:
-Competence of basic digital spatial data processing
-Developement of spatial imagination
-Practical applications of GIS skills
-The skills associated with the use and processing of information

Type of course unit:optional
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:none
Assessment methods:Credits for individual project using spatial data of final thesis.
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     consultation28 h28 h
     elaboration and execution of projects56 h56 h
Total84 h84 h

Basic reading list
  • RAPANT, P. Geoinformatika a geoinformační technologie. 1st ed. Ostrava: VŠB - Technická univerzita Ostrava, Hornicko-geologická fakulta, Institut geoinformatiky, 2006. 463 p. ISBN 80-248-1264-9.
Recommended reading list
  • HLÁSNY, T. Geografické informačné systémy- priestorové analýzy. 1st ed. Zvolen: Zephyros, 2007. 160 p. ISBN 978-80-8093-029-5.
  • RUDA, A. Základy práce s ArcGIS 10. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2012. 150 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-595-9.
  • KLIMÁNEK, M. et al. Geoinformační systémy: návody ke cvičením v systému ArcGIS. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně, 2008. 66 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-211-8.