Course: Practical solutions to environmental problems using GIT

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Course title Practical solutions to environmental problems using GIT
Course code KGI/PREU
Organizational form of instruction Exercise
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Pechanec Vilém, doc. RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Defining the problem - the objectives, assumptions and presumptions Searches of the problem, followed by critical analysis Providing resources - availability, suitability, testing, calibration, ... The actual realization Interpretation of GIS results Conclusions - formulation, presentation

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Work with Text (with Book, Textbook), Demonstration
  • Semestral Work - 2 hours per semester
  • Attendace - 2 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim is the integration and practical mastering obtained (theoretical) knowledge and practices for solving a specific environmental problem. The main point is the critical analysis of the collected resources and available resources (data, instrumental and programming). During exercise will simulate seminars working meetings hypothetical GIS company.
The subject focuses on the acquisition of practical GIS skills and the integration of acquired knowledge.
Knowledge of topics within the content of the course (exam).

Assessment methods and criteria
Seminar Work

Practical knowledge of working with GIS and remote sensing Knowledge of physical geography, ecology
Recommended literature
  • Machar, I., & Drobilová, L. (2012). Ochrana přírody a krajiny v České republice: vybrané aktuální problémy a možnosti jejich řešení. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci.
  • Parks, B. O., Steyaert, L. T., & Goodchild, M. F. (1993). Environmental modeling with GIS. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

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