544-0073 – Geodesy II (G II)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Geodesy and Mine Surveying
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Hana Staňková, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Subject version
Version codeYear of introductionYear of cancellationCredits
544-0073/01 1990/1991 2005/2006 4
544-0073/02 2002/2003 2005/2006 6
544-0073/03 2002/2003 2005/2006 6
544-0073/04 1999/2000 8
544-0073/05 2020/2021 6
544-0073/06 2020/2021 6

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Students are familiar and gain experience with the principles of detailed mapping and development of horizontal and vertical minor control.

Teaching methods

Terrain work


The subject of Geodesy II is a co-requisite of the subject of Geodesy I and deals with the theory of heights, principles and methods of height determination, methods of measurement of planimetry and altimetry, calculations of areas and volumes, technology of Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) and transformation of plane and spatial coordinates.

Compulsory literature:

VANICEK, P. a E.J. KRAKIWSKY. Geodesy: The Concepts. Elsevier Science, 1986. ISBN 9781483290799. RÜEGER JEAN M. Electronic Distance Measurement: An Introduction. 3rd totally rev. ed. Berlin: Springer, 1990. ISBN 978-3-642-97196-9. ILIFFE, Jonathan a Roger LOTT. Datums and map projections: for remote sensing, GIS and surveying. 2nd ed. Dunbeath: Whittles, 2008. ISBN 978-1-904445-47-0. GROVES, Paul D. Principles of GNSS, inertial, and multisensor integrated navigation systems. 2nd. Boston: Artech House, 2013, (Book, Whole).

Recommended literature:

TORGE, Wolfgang a Jürgen MÜLLER. Geodesy. 4th ed. Boston: De Gruyter, c2012. ISBN 978-3110207187. UREN, John a William F. PRICE. Surveying for engineers: for remote sensing, GIS and surveying. 5th ed. Basingstoke: Palgrave/Macmillan, 2010. ISBN 978-0-230-22157-4. LEICK, Alfred, Lev Borisovič RAPOPORT a Dmitrij Vital‘jevič TATARNIKOV. GPS satellite surveying: for remote sensing, GIS and surveying. Fourth edition. Hoboken: Wiley, [2015]. ISBN 978-1-118-67557-1. SANZ SUBIRANA, Jaume, J. Miguel JUAN ZORNOZA a Manuel HERNÁNDEZ PAJARES. GNSS data processing. Nodrwijk: ESA Communications, 2013, Volume 1, Fundamentals and algorithms. ISBN 978-92-9221-886-7.


Subject codeAbbreviationTitleRequirement
544-0072 G I Geodesy I Compulsory


Subject has no co-requisities.