Course: Geographical Information Systems II

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Course title Geographical Information Systems II
Course code KGEO/0019
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Oršulák Tomáš, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Software for GIS 2. The Basic Philosophy of the ArcGIS 3. The ArcGIS Environment 4. Working with the map 5. MySQL Languages, Databases 6. Spatial Analysis 7. Map Design 8. Metadata 9. The ArcMap Environment 10. -12. Thematic Maps 13. Presentation of the Student Projects

Learning activities and teaching methods
Learning outcomes
Geographic information systems II. (GIS) provides the ability to automate map production and to integrate earth imagery with other data to solve geographic problems. Results can be displayed in a variety of ways including new maps, tables, charts, or all of these in combination. GIS is becoming a widely available and affordable technology which can be used by nearly every corporation, governmental agency, or nonprofit organization.

Successful completion of the Geographical Information Systems I.

Assessment methods and criteria
Active participation in seminars (processing of theoretical issues and their presentation) - 30% Project processing (case study of practice) - 70%
Recommended literature
  • BAILEY, T.C., GATRELL, A.C. Interactive spatial data analysis. Essex. 1995.
  • FOTHERINGHAM S., ROGERSON P. Spatial Analysis and GIS. null. null, 1994. ISBN null.
  • Kaňok, J. Tématická kartografie. PF OU Ostrava. null. Ostrava: PF OU, 1999. ISBN null.
  • RAPANT, P. Geografické informační systémy. null. null, 1998. ISBN null.
  • Robinson, A., a kol. Elements Of Cartography. 1995. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.. null. null, null. ISBN null.
  • Voženílek, V. Aplikovaná kartografie I.-tematické mapy. Olomouc. null. null, 1999. ISBN null.

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