Study programmes / B-ARB Arboristics / Geodesy and Land Records
Course code:GPEV
Course title in language of instruction:Geodézie a pozemková evidence
Course title in Czech:Geodézie a pozemková evidence
Course title in English:Geodesy and Land Records
Mode of completion and number of credits:Exam (5 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:full-time, 2/2/4 (hours weekly/ hours weekly/ days in semester); part-time, 19/0/0 (h/h/days in semester)
(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
Semester:SS 2018/2019 - FFWT
Name of lecturer:Ing. Miloš Cibulka, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Ing. Tomáš Mikita, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Ing. Zdeněk Patočka, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Prerequisites:not (Geodesy and Land Records or now Geodesy and Land Records or Geodesy in Forestry and Land Records or now Geodesy in Forestry and Land Records)
Aims of the course:Basic knowledge of surveying with emphasis to application in forestry and landscape, familiarization with survey methods and appartures, with computer data processing, with cadastre and land records and also with new methods as global navigation satellite systems, photogrammetry or laserscanning.
Course contents:
1.Introduction to surveying. (allowance 8/4)
a.Introduction, history, divisions.
b.Consecutive disciplines
c.Mathematic cartography, shape and dimension of the Earth - reference planes, cartographic projections.
d.Coordinate systems.
e.Map, plan, map products.

2.Coordinates computing. (allowance 12/4)
a.Basic coordinates computing, bearings, polar and orthogonal method.
b.Intersection of directins and lenghts.
c.Polygon calculations.
d.Area from point coordinates.

3.Land surveying. (allowance 4/16)
a.Influence of Earth curvature to surveying.
b.Basic simple methods of land measurements.
c.Measurement of vertical and horizantal angles, total stations.
d.Linear measurement - taping, setting out of straight line, perpendicular, surveying chart. Orthogonal method, polar method.
e.Levelling - methods, instruments, accuracy. Geometric leveling from the center, surface leveling.
f.Tacheometry, data processing, contour lines.
g.Modern methods of Earth data collection - global navigation satellite systems, photogrammetry, laserscanning.

4.Cadastre and Land Records. (allowance 4/4)
a.History of Land Records in Czech Republic.
b.Cadastre, cadastral maps.

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to apply knowledge
-basic computing skills
-capacity to learn
-general knowledge
-skilled at utilizing and processing information
-work in team

Specific competences:
-Ability of planimetric and terrain surveying of given location
-Basic knowledge og land records in Czech Republic
-Competence of basic digital spatial data processing
-Practical applications of GIS skills
-Work ability with theodolite (total station)

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:none
Assessment methods:The course is finished with written test and subsequent oral exam. For Credit you have to accomplish presence and records from practical lessons and from terrain exercise and for exam to receive minimal 65% from 20 questions in test and pass the oral exam (1 question, 10 minutes). Participation on test is compulsory.
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     lecture28 h19 h
     practice28 h19 h
     field work40 h19 h
     consultation0 h19 h
     preparation for exam20 h20 h
     elaboration of reports24 h24 h
     writing of seminar paper0 h20 h
Total140 h140 h

Basic reading list
  • ŠÍMA, J. -- RAPANT, P. Geoinformační terminologie pro geodety a kartografy : výklad 200 základních termínů, anglické, německé a ruské ekvivalenty. 1st ed. Zdiby: Výzkumný ústav geodetický, topografický a kartografický (VÚGTK), Odvětvové informační středisko, 2003. 87 p. Výzkumný ústav geodetický, topografický a kartografický. ISBN 80-85881-20-9.
  • Katastr nemovitostí : Zeměměřictví ; Pozemkové úpravy a úřady : podle stavu k1.4.2009. Ostrava: Sagit, 2009. 256 p. ISBN 978-80-7208-737-2.
  • DOUŠEK, F. -- MATĚJÍK, M. Geodézie. 2nd ed. Brno: Mendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně, 2005. 310 p. ISBN 80-7157-913-0.
  • DOUŠEK, F. Geodezie: praktická cvičení. 1st ed. Brno: Vysoká škola zemědělská, 1993. 146 p. ISBN 80-7157-076-1.
  • DOUŠEK, F. -- MATĚJÍK, M. Katastr nemovitostí. Brno: Institut Franka Dysona - realitní vysoká škola, 2008. 94 p. ISBN 978-80-254-2663-0.
  • MATĚJÍK, M. -- DOUŠEK, F. Využití optimalizace pro dělení a oceňování pozemků. Dissertation thesis. MZLU v Brně, 2003. 90.