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Course, academic year 2019/2020
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Applied Geoinformatics - MZ300E007
Title in English: Applied Geoinformatics
Guaranteed by: Department of Applied Geoinformatics and Cartography (31-370)
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Actual: from 2016
Semester: summer
E-Credits: 5
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:2/2 C+Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Guarantor: Ing. Markéta Potůčková, Ph.D.
Requirements to the exam
Last update: Ing. Markéta Potůčková, Ph.D. (08.02.2019)

Technical reports of three practical exercises must be submitted in order to successfully complete the course.

Last update: Ing. Markéta Potůčková, Ph.D. (08.02.2019)

The course is primarily intended for Erasmus students. It covers various topics of Remote Sensing (RS), Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and Cartography:

  1. Introduction to remote sensing
  2. RS data: USGS archives (Landsat, MODIS), Sentinel-2A
  3. Land cover classification
  4. Object based classification in urban areas 
  5. Copernicus land services
  6. Photogrammetry basics
  7. LiDAR basics
  8. RADAR vs. optical remote sensing
  9. Spatial Data Analyses using GIS
  10. Cartography in a nutshell
  11. Selected aspects of 3D visualization
  12. Field Excursion (whole day!)
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