GIS and Tourism (NOT21O1)

  • Level of study undergraduate studies
  • Teacher: Ph.D. Sanja Stojković
  • Subject status: obligatory
  • ECTS: 6
  • Semester: III
  • Number of classes: 2+3

Acquisition of basic knowledge in the field of GIS and their practical application in the field of tourism.

The course is designed to provide students with an understanding of key GIS concepts, tools and theories used in modern tourism research. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to understand the essence of GIS, understand and know how to use the data provided in the GIS environment, to form their georeferenced data, spatially analyze and display results in a particular GIS environment.

Theoretical lectures

1. Introductory considerations; 2. Definitions and history of GIS development; 3. Modeling the real world (theoretical basics, semantic and geometric aspects of geodatabase modeling, topology, thematic); 4. Raster data model; 5.Vector data model; 6.Object-oriented data model; 7.Partial exam; 8.Conventional database models; 9.Geospatial databases in tourism; 10.Procedures for collecting and inputting geodata; 11.Analysis of geospatial data; 12.Display of geospatial data; 13. GIS on the Internet; 14. Quality of geodata and importance of standardization for GIS; 15.Partial exam.

Practical lectures

1. Introductory review of the GIS software package (getting information about objects on the map); 2. Data entry in GIS; 3. Creation of interactive maps; 4. Thematic mapping, selection of the classification method and changing of legend elements; 5. Defining the thematic subgroups and limiting the display based on the scale; 6. Labeling the objects on the map; 7. Creating a table, adding columns and rows to existing tables, changing data in tables and calculating; 8. Setting up queries, displaying statistics and summarize tables; 9. Attaching and joining tables; 10.Entering new objects and adding their attributes; 11. Modifying the size and shape of objects on the map, splitting lines and polygons, merging lines and polygons, and automatically updating attributes; 12. Analysis of spatial relationships and spatial merging and intersection; 13. Defining printing paper, layout (determining the scale of the map to be printed, defining the legend, north arrow, adding text and graphics ...) and printing. 14.-15. Practical exam.

Kukrika, M: Geografski informacioni sistemi, Geografski fakultet Univerziteta u Beogradu, 2000.

Kukrika, M.: Mala enciklopedija informacione tehnologije, Beograd, 2004.

Burrough, P., McDonnell, R.: Principi geografskih informacionih sistema, Građevinski fakultet Univerziteta u Beogradu, 2006.

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