Laboratory of Geo-Information Technologies and Landscape Planning
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The laboratory was created in 2004 in order to introduce the latest computer technologies into the educational process at the Faculty of Geography.
The main tasks are: ensuring the functioning of the computer class, maintenance of the web page of the faculty, support of the functioning of the local computer network, methodological provision of training courses related to geographical information systems and landscape planning, etc.
Laboratory operation is provided by workers: the laboratory chief manager is Halyna Savka, engineer – Nataliia Kasianiuk. The scientific supervisor of the laboratory is Volodymyr Shushniak.
Since the creation of the laboratory, its staff has prepared cartographic materials for more than 20 scientific topics, in particular: “Inventory of territories and objects of the nature reserve fund of Lviv region”, “Development of a regional formation program of the ecological network of Lviv region”, “Environmental justification of territorial planning of the regional Landscape Park “Ravske Roztochchia”, “Project of the nature reserve fund objects creation on suburban land of Lviv city council”, preparation of cartographic materials for the project of the organization of the NPP “Northern Podillia”, NPP “Dniester Canyon” and others.
Under the guidance of Volodymyr Shushniak, the following training courses have been developed: “Landscape Planning”, “Geo-Ecological Problems of the Sustainable Development of the Carpathian Region”, ”Sozology of the Landscape”, and the Course on Applied Landscape Science has been improved in the laboratory.
The students of the Department of Physical Geography have been involved in the educational and scientific work of the laboratory, they are eager to master the GIS and carry out their course papers and master’s papers in the direction of landscape planning by means of geographic information technologies. Students acquire skills in conducting field research using modern technology and their usage for practical purposes.
The regulations of the laboratory