Responsible person : Assoc. prof. Ján KAŇUK 
Technological equipment
  • Robotic total station TOPCON GT with GNSS reciever TOPCON HiPer SR
  • 2 pcs GNSS system TOPCON HiPer HR with UHF radio modem, signal receiving from satellites GPS - GLONASS - GALILEO - BEIDOU - QZSS - SBAS - L-Band
  • Digital level instrument TOPCON SOKKIA DL-501 with 2 Invar laths.
  • Tangible Landscape - the toolset comprises a desktop PC with OS LINUX Ubuntu and GRASS GIS installation, xBox One Kinect, data projector, a desk with a kinetic sand playground for modelling real landscape and its changes in real time with geospatil analytical tools.
  • GNSS system EPP Set – Hiper ll: Digital UHF 410-440 MHz with GSM/GPRS  TOPCON
  • GPS Trimble Juno SB with GPS Pathfinder Office, Terra Sync;
  • distnace meters - Leica Disto D3, Leica Disto D510;
  • plotter HP, 3D printer Prusa i3
  • VR set Oculus RIFT
  • VR set HTC Vive
  • 11 licences of RiScan Pro Processing with Camera Module, Multi-Station Adjustment Module for processing terrestrial lidar data
  • 3 licences of Agisoft Metashape 1.6.2 Professional Edition
  • 1 licence of the Scene by FARO for processing terrestrial lidar data
  • 1 licence of ArcGIS for Server Enterprise Advanced 10.x  by ESRI with Data Interoperability, Image, Spatial Analyst, 3D Analyst, Network Analyst,  Geostatistical Analyst;
  • 31 licences of ArcGIS for Desktop Advanced Concurrent Use10.x  by ESRI (plus Data Interoperability, Spatial Analyst, 3D Analyst, Network Analyst a Geostatistical Analyst);
  • 3 licences of LAStools for airbone lidar point clouds processing
  • installations of open-source tools : GRASS GIS; R; MapServer; MeshLab; CloudCompare; Blender

Geospatial data

  • various vector and raster datasets of the Slovak Republic
  • historic military maps 1:25 000
  • custom data from airborne and terrestrial lidar missions
  • cadastral data
  • satellite multispectral imagery
  Selected publications
  • RUSNÁK, M., KAŇUK, J., KIDOVÁ, A., ŠAŠAK, J., LEHOTSKÝ, J., PÖPPL, R., ŠUPINSKÝ, J. (2020). Channel and cut-bluff failure connectivity in a river system: Case study of the braided-wandering Belá River, Western Carpathians, Slovakia. Science of The Total Environment, 733, 139409.
  • HOFIERKA, J., GALLAY, M., ONAČILLOVÁ, K., HOFIERKA, J. Jr. (2020). Physically-based land surface temperature modeling in urban areas using a 3-D city model and multispectral satellite data. Urban Climate, 31, 100566.
  • ŠUPINSKÝ, J., KAŇUK, J., HOCHMUTH, Z., GALLAY, M. (2019). Detecting dynamics of cave floor ice with selective cloud-to-cloud approach. The Cryosphere, 13, 2835-2851.
  • ŠAŠAK, J., GALLAY, M., KAŇUK, J., HOFIERKA, J., MINÁR, J. (2019). Combined use of terrestrial laser scanning and UAV photogrammetry in mapping alpine terrain. Remote Sensing, 11 (18), 2154.
  • PREGI, L., NOVOTNÝ, L. (2019). Selective migration of population in functional urban regions of Slovakia. Journal of Maps, 15 (1), 94-102.
  • HOFIERKA, J., GALLAY, M., ŠAŠAK, J., BANDURA, P. (2018). Identification of karst sinkholes in a forested karst landscape using airborne laser scanning data and water flow analysis. Geomorphology, 308, 265-277. (PDF)
  • KAŇUK, J., GALLAY, M., ECK, C., ZGRAGGEN, C., DVORNÝ, E. (2018). Technical Report: Unmanned Helicopter Solution for Survey-Grade Lidar and Hyperspectral Mapping. Pure and Applied Geophysics. 175(9), 3357-3373 (PDF)
  • ONAČILLOVÁ, K., GALLAY, M. (2018).Spatio-temporal analysis of surface urban heat island based on LANDSAT ETM+ and OLI/TIRS imagery in the city of Košice, Slovakia. Carpathian Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences, 13(2), 395 - 408.
  • HOFIERKA, J., LACKO, M., ZUBAL, S. (2017). Parallelization of interpolation, solar radiation and water flow simulation modules in GRASS GIS using OpenMP. Computers & Geosciences, 107, 20-27.
  • GALLAY, M., ECK, C., ZGRAGGEN, C., KAŇUK, J., DVORNÝ, E. (2016). High resolution airborne laser scanning and hyperspectral imaging with a small uav platform. Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLI-B1, 823-827, doi:10.5194/isprs-archives-XLI-B1-823-2016, 2016. (PDF)
  • GALLAY, M., HOCHMUTH, Z., KAŇUK, J., HOFIERKA, J. (2016). Geomorphometric analysis of cave ceiling channels mapped with 3D terrestrial laser scanning, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 20, 1827-1849, (PDF)