Course Details

Geographic Information Systems

Academic Year 2024/25

NSA014 course is part of 1 study plan

NPC-SIV Summer Semester 1st year

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Language of instruction



3 credits



Forms and criteria of assessment

course-unit credit

Offered to foreign students

Not to offer

Course on BUT site


13 weeks, 2 hours/week, compulsory


1. Introduction to GIS, ArcGIS application performance, basic work with ArcGIS applications, WMS connection. 2. Coordinate systems, georeferencing. 3. Basic work with model data. Prepared data. Creation of map outputs (layout). 4. Editing in ArcGIS, creation of new shapefile, working with tools in ArcToolbox, creating text and labeling. 5. Transmission of new data on which students work alone, as they have learned in previous lessons. Basic setup of the project, creation of map outputs (layout). 6. Making DMT in ArcGIS and basic topographical and hydrological modeling. 7.–8. Preparing data in ArcGIS for the calculation in the program DesQ. 9. Preparing the data for the calculation of soil loss. 10. Preparation of input data in ArcGIS for the ATLAS program. 11. Working in the ATLAS program, creation of DME, longitudinal and cross sections of rural roads. 12. Working with the program ATLAS – continued, longitudinal and cross sections of rural roads. 13. Test.