Course: GIS in Physical Geography

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Course title GIS in Physical Geography
Course code CBG/EGISF
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Stacke Václav, RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Vočadlová Klára, RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Pluháčková Markéta, Mgr.
  • Rak Pavel, Ing.
  • Mentlík Pavel, Doc. RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
This course introduces students to the issues of using GIS in physical geography. In terms of this course the specific scientific issues are solved through particular GIS projects (definition of the problem and the area of interest, proposal and verification of hypotheses). Attention is focused mainly on geology and geomorphology.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion, Seminar
  • Contact hours - 12 hours per semester
  • Practical training (number of hours) - 24 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 10 hours per semester
  • Team project (50/number of students) - 17 hours per semester
  • Undergraduate study programme term essay (20-40) - 40 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report in a foreign language) (10-15) - 15 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
popsat základní komponenty GIS
vyjmenovat základní datové formáty využívané v GIS
vysvětlit koncept vektorových a rastrových dat
vysvětlit principy zpracování geografických dat
vysvětlit principy fungování základních analytických funkcí geografických informačních systémů
professional skills
získat geografická data z dostupných zdrojů
zpracovat geografická data
analyzovat geografická data
vizualizovat geografická data v desktop GIS produktu
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
vyjmenovat příklady užití GIS v různých fyzickogeografických oborech
vyjmenovat interpolační metody užívané pro tvorbu povrchů v GIS s příklady z fyzické geografie
popsat metody mapové algebry s příklady z fyzické geografie
popsat metody využívané pro analýzu vektorových dat s příklady z fyzické geografie
professional skills
aplikovat základní nástroje GIS při řešení fyzickogeografických problémů
analyzovat zadaný fyzickogeografický problém v GIS: navrhnout postup jeho řešení (definovat hypotézy), určit vhodné nástroje GIS a jejich pořadí - sestavit pojmový model, verifikovat hypotéz
využít různé typy geografických dat a databází
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
Seminar
assessment methods
Test
Skills demonstration during seminar
Group presentation at a seminar
Recommended literature
  • Booth, Bob. Using ArcGIS 3D Analyst. Redlands: ESRI. 2000. 2001.
  • Burrough, Peter A.; McDonnell, Rachael A. Principles of geographical information systems. 1st ed. repr. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1998. ISBN 0-19-823365-5.
  • McCoy, Jill; Johnston, Kevin. Using ArcGIS spatial analyst. Redlands : ESRI, 2001. ISBN 1-58948-005-8.


Study plans that include the course
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Faculty of Education Psychology in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education Studies in Mathematics (14) Mathematics courses - -
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education Chemistry in Education (13) Chemistry courses - -
Faculty of Education - (13) History courses - -
Faculty of Education Psychology in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education Chemistry in Education (16) Chemistry courses - -
Faculty of Education Physical Education in Education (16) Physical education and sport - -
Faculty of Education - (16) History courses - -
Faculty of Education Health Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education German Language in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education History in Education (16) History courses - -
Faculty of Education Chemistry in Education (17) Chemistry courses - -
Faculty of Education - (17) History courses - -
Faculty of Education Biology in Education (15) Biology courses - -
Faculty of Education Physics in Education (15) Physics courses - -
Faculty of Education - (14) History courses - -
Faculty of Education German Language in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education Music in Education (14) Art and applied art - -
Faculty of Education History in Education (14) History courses - -
Faculty of Education Physics in Education (13) Physics courses - -
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (13) Informatics courses - -
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education Health Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education Czech Language in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education Russian Language in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (16) Informatics courses - -
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (17) Informatics courses - -
Faculty of Education Physical Education in Education (15) Physical education and sport - -
Faculty of Education Visual Culture in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education German Language in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (14) Informatics courses - -
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (13) Informatics courses - -
Faculty of Education Health Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education Psychology in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education - (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education Psychology in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (17) Informatics courses - -
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education - (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education German Language in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education Russian Language in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education Music in Education (17) Art and applied art - -
Faculty of Education Studies in Mathematics (15) Mathematics courses - -
Faculty of Education Chemistry in Education (15) Chemistry courses - -
Faculty of Education Health Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education Music in Education (15) Art and applied art - -
Faculty of Education Chemistry in Education (14) Chemistry courses - -
Faculty of Education Health Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education Czech Language in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education Russian Language in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education Czech Language in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education Music in Education (16) Art and applied art - -
Faculty of Education Studies in Mathematics (17) Mathematics courses - -
Faculty of Education Physics in Education (17) Physics courses - -
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education Russian Language in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education Practical Training Teaching (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education Studies in Mathematics (16) Mathematics courses - -
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (16) Informatics courses - -
Faculty of Education Biology in Education (17) Biology courses - -
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (15) Informatics courses - -
Faculty of Education - (15) History courses - -
Faculty of Education Biology in Education (14) Biology courses - -
Faculty of Education Physics in Education (14) Physics courses - -
Faculty of Education Physical Education in Education (14) Physical education and sport - -
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education Studies in Mathematics (13) Mathematics courses - -
Faculty of Education Biology in Education (13) Biology courses - -
Faculty of Education Physical Education in Education (13) Physical education and sport - -
Faculty of Education German Language in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education Visual Culture in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education Biology in Education (16) Biology courses - -
Faculty of Education Physics in Education (16) Physics courses - -
Faculty of Education Visual Culture in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education Czech Language in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education Physical Education in Education (17) Physical education and sport - -
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education Russian Language in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education Visual Culture in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education History in Education (17) History courses - -
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education Czech Language in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (14) Informatics courses - -
Faculty of Education Visual Culture in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education Psychology in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education Russian Language in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education Visual Culture in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education Czech Language in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education Studies in Mathematics (1) Mathematics courses - -
Faculty of Education Physical Education in Education (1) Physical education and sport - -
Faculty of Education - (1) History courses - -
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -