Course: Excursion in Geoinformatics

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Course title Excursion in Geoinformatics
Course code KGI/EXGI
Organizational form of instruction Excursion
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Burian Jaroslav, RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Every year for visits to the selected entities that have either a significant role in current developments in the field or are appropriate to the chosen themes bachelor work. The most popular subjects include VGHMÚř Dobruška, Land Survey Office Prague, Czech Geological Survey, ARCDATA Praha, Geodis Brno, Hydrosoft Veleslavín, CEDA, GEPRO, ZČU v Plzni and others. Students perform two tasks. First, preparing a brief presentation attended by actors (clearly on A4), then the process a brief report on a given theme (3 000 characters). Topics as trends and objectives, organizational structure (partners, number of employees, creation, capital, owner, group member, etc.), Cooperation with schools (primary school, secondary school, university, work experience, data, research, etc.) The application of ( Examples of deployment), Hardware, software and professional composition of personnel.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Learning outcomes
Three-day tour is focused on the introduction of geospatial technology applications at other universities, research institutes, public administration and commercial companies in the CR.
Comprehension Explain the essence of data and be able to interpret them, recognize and classify the given problem, predict the behaviour of the given phenomena.

Assessment methods and criteria
Seminar Work

Student has to prove the knowledge of the subject topics.
Recommended literature
  • Webové stránky a informační materiály navštívených organizací, škol a firem.
  • Tuček, J. (1998). Geografické informační systémy : principy a praxe. Praha: Computer Press.
  • Voženílek, V. (2001). Geografické informační systémy I - pojetí, historie, základní komponenty. Olomouc: Vydavatelství UP.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Science Geoinformatics and Geography (1) Geography courses 3 Winter