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STUDY PLANS
2023/2024

Free Software GIS

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
155FGIS Z,ZK 5 2P+2C Czech
Garant předmětu:
Martin Landa
Lecturer:
Martin Landa, Ondřej Pešek
Tutor:
Martin Landa, Ondřej Pešek
Supervisor:
Department of Geomatics
Synopsis:

Free and open source software in geoinformation technologies. Emphasis is placed on the framework orientation in the issue. A comprehensive overview of available tools, their use and deployment in practical applications is provided during the course.

In the exercises, students are introduced to desktop tools such as GRASS GIS, QGIS, SAGA or gvSig, GDAL, PROJ, PDAL libraries and other similar tools. Part of the course focuses on active scripting and developing plugins using the Python programming language. In addition, the students will get a general introduction to publishing geographic data and implementing GIS analyses in the Internet environment, GeoServer and MapServer, pygeoapi and OWSLib libraries, publishing platforms such as Gisquick, GeoNode and Margin Maps. Also mentioned are the issues of freely available geographic data, open geodata, and active data collection for the OpenStreetMap community project. Automation of deployment using Ansible and Docker technologies is mentioned in passing.

Teaching is implemented on the open source platform GIS.lab.

Requirements:

GIS 1

GIS 2

Introduction into spatial data processing

Syllabus of lectures:

See Course Contents section

Syllabus of tutorials:

See Course Contents section

Study Objective:

To get experience with free and open software including creation of scripts.

Study materials:

https://geo.fsv.cvut.cz/gwiki/155FGIS

Note:
Further information:
https://geo.fsv.cvut.cz/gwiki/155FGIS
Time-table for winter semester 2023/2024:
Time-table is not available yet
Time-table for summer semester 2023/2024:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
roomTH:B-s111

12:00–13:50
(lecture parallel1)
Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
Bs111
roomTH:B-s111

14:00–15:50
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.101)

Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
Bs111
Fri
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2024-05-25
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