Summer school on exploring the landscape with dynamic visualization, tangible interaction, and UAV-lidar.



The Summer school will be held at Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice (UPJS) in the period of 15-18 July 2019. The event is organized by the Institute of Geography, Faculty of Science.

The school is preferably dedicated to Master level students and doctoral students, but also post-doc researchers and participants from geospatial business or governmental organizations are invited.

The number of participants is limited to 24. We expect 10 participants from the home university (UPJS) and other 14 domestic or foreign participants.

The activity will be organized as lectures, practicals and demonstration of the technology in the field. Practical hands-on training will be held in a computer lab with 24 desktop PCs and required software. No personal laptops are needed.



15 July 2019

Jaroslav Hofierka (UPJS): Geospatial modelling in high resolution

Helena Mitášová (North Carolina State University, USA): Exploring changing landscapes with dynamic visualizations and tangible interaction in GRASS GIS and with Tangible landscape. (Lecture and hands-on training). Annotation.

16 July 2019

Ján Kaňuk, Michal Gallay, Eduard Dvorný (UPJS): Lidar-data collection and processing with the UAV helicopter Scout B1-100 by Aeroscout GmbH: theory and demonstration of the system in the field (Lecture and demonstration) Case study

17 July 2019

Martin Isenburg (rapidlasso GmbH): Processing UAV-lidar data in LAStools (Hands-on training). Annotation

18 July 2019

Exploring the taste of the Tokaj wine region (Field trip) – to be specified soon, expected to be in the Tokaj Wine region, Malá Tŕňa, including wine tasting (price 25 EUR)



The Summer school will be held in the premises of the Faculty of Science, P.J. Šafárik University in Košice, Jesenná 5 (street), 04001 Košice, Slovakia.

GPS: 48°43'43.57"N, 21°14'53.80"E;  on the map


Participating at the event is free of charge. Lunches on 15 - 17 July 2019 can be provided for 3.60 EUR in the University canteen if required. Accommodation is not included, but we can assist with booking.

Recommended  options for students:

Tourist hotel accommodation of the Technical University in Košice (10 min walking distance)

Tourist hotel accommodation of the P.J.Šafárik University in Košice (20 min walking distance)


We have reached the acceptable number of participants therefore the registration is closed. Thank you for your interest.


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Institute of Geography
Faculty of Science
Pavol Jozef Šafárik Univeristy in Košice
Jesenná 5
04001 Košice