050-0021/01 – Geographic Information Systems in Safety Engineering (GISBI)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Civil ProtectionCredits5
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Pavel Šenovský, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Pavel Šenovský, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2017/2018Year of cancellation2020/2021
Intended for the facultiesFBIIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
SEN76 doc. Ing. Pavel Šenovský, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2
Part-time Credit and Examination 12+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The course is focused on obtaining an overview of the use of GIS applications in safety engineering in modelling selected real world problems. The graduate is able to evaluate the acquired theoretical knowledge when designing the possibilities of using GIS in practical crisis management tasks or in connection with the focus on other areas of safety engineering.

Teaching methods



Předmět je zaměřen na získání přehledu o využití aplikací GIS v bezpečnostním inženýrství při modelování vybraných problémů reálného světa. Absolvent dokáže získané teoretické poznatky zhodnotit při návrhu možností využití GIS v praktických úkonech krizového řízení či v souvislosti se zaměřením na jiné oblasti bezpečnostního inženýrství.

Compulsory literature:

KATAOKA, Mike. GIS for homeland security. Redlands: ESRI Press, 2007. ISBN 978-1-58948-155-8.

Recommended literature:

BRUGNOT, Gérard. Spatial management of risks. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley, 2008. Geographical information systems series. ISBN 978-1-84821-046-2. TOMASZEWSKI, Brian. Geographic information systems (GIS) for disaster management. Boca Raton: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 2015. ISBN 978-1-4822-1168-9.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

The subject do not special requirements for the student are not specified.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

List of lecture topics: 1. Introduction to GIS. 2. Using GIS to solve spatial analytical tasks. 3. Network analyzes. Resource allocation and path search. 4. Site Location Planning of IRS Components and Response Circuits. 5. Modeling and visualization of floods. 6. Modeling the spread of dangerous substances in the atmosphere. 7. Information support of the dispatching centers of the IRS components. 8. The role of GIS in emergency call centers and operational management of the Integrated Rescue System components. 9. GIS applications to support search and intrusion of IRS components. 10. Specific GIS applications for the work of security components (search, crime prediction, etc.). 11. Use of global navigation and positioning systems for data acquisition, navigation and object localization. 12. Application of GIS mobile technologies. 13. Satellite imagery and systems for rapid response by satellite sensing in crisis situations. 14. Use of GIS for Crisis Staff

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2017/2018 Summer semester, validity until: 2020/2021 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 30  15
        Examination Examination 70  36 3
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeBranch/spec.Spec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2017/2018 (N3908) Fire Protection and Industrial Safety (3908T007) Safety and Security Planning P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (N3908) Fire Protection and Industrial Safety (3908T007) Safety and Security Planning K Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan

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