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BACHELOR DEGREE - (Bc.)

  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Bachelor thesis seminar

MASTER DEGREE - (Mgr.)

  • Spatial analysis and modelling
  • Information systems of a territory
  • Master thesis seminar

Supervised and defended Master and Bachelor thesis (in Slovak)

Ján Molnár (2014, Mgr.) - Vplyv geografických faktorov na výrobu elektrickej energie z fotovoltickej elekrárne v zastavanom území mesta Košice
 Viktória Štefková (2015, Bc.) - Potenciál využívania slnečnej energie pre termálnej aplikácie v zastavanom území a v suburbánnej zóne Košíc
Terézia Dutková (2016, Bc.) - Potenciál využívania slnečnej energie v zastavanom území
Andrej Velebír (2016, Bc.) - Tvorba a aplikácie virtuálnych 3D modelov miest
Peter Murín (2016, Bc.) - Možnosti využitia geopriestorových technológií pri správe obce alebo regiónu

Research focus:

  • geographic information systems as tool for landscape analysis
  • interpolation and geomorphometric analysis, digital terrain modelling
  • soil erosion modelling
  • solar irradiation modelling
  • cultural landscape and its changes
  • renewable resources
  • open-source GIS software development and coding (GRASS GIS)
 
Current projects
Period Project ID and title
Position
2016-20 UrbanHist (grant programu EÚ Horizon 2020 výzva Inovative Training Networks, MSCA-ITN)

co-investigator

2016-18 SURGE: : Simulating the cooling effect of urban greenery based on solar radiation modelling and a new generation of ESA sensors (contract with the European Space Agency) principal investigator
2017-19 VEGA 1/0963/17: Landscape dynamics in high resolution principal investigator deputy
2016-18 VEGA 1/0474/16: Simulation and dynamic visualization of geospatial processes principal investigator
2013-17 APVV-0176-12: New methods of spatial modeling with laser scanning data and 3-D GIS (SPATIAL3D) principal investigator
2013-15

University research park TECHNICOM for inovative applications with the support of knowledge technologies

co-investigator
     
Finished projects
2012-14 VEGA 1/0272/12: Spatial analyses and modelling for 3D GIS principal investigator
2012-14 KEGA 002PU-4/2012: University level text book of Geographic Information Science for geographic study courses principal investigator
2009-12 COST TU0801: Semantic enrichment of 3D city models for sustainable urban development. COST Action TU0801. Projekt medzinárodnej vedecko-technickej spolupráce ESF-COST European Project (European Cooperation in the field of Scientific and Technical Research).  co-investigator
2009-11 VEGA 1/0355/09: Modelling distribution of solar irradiation in urban areas and the potential of its use principal investigator
2010-11 VEGA 1/0558/10: Protection and exploitation of landscape with regard to land modification for landscape management co-investigator
2007-09 TREN/07/FP6EN/S07.69067/038655: Management and Exploitation of Solar Resource (MESoR). 6th Framework programme of the EU. co-investigator
2007-08 APVV COST-0016-06: Cultural landscape in Slovakia - regionalization, protection and planning principal investigator
2006-08   VEGA 1/3049/06: Potenciál využívania obnoviteľných zdrojov energie na území Slovenska principal investigator
2004-08 COST A27: Understanding pre-industrial structures in rural and mining landscapes (LANDMARKS). Projekt medzinárodnej vedecko-technickej spolupráce ESF-COST European Project (European Cooperation in the field of Scientific and Technical Research). co-investigator
2004-06 KEGA 3/2266/04: Educational concept and textbook for "Regional development and regional policy for geographers" co-investigator
Prof. Mgr. Jaroslav HOFIERKA, PhD.
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Position: full profesor
Address:

Oddelenie geoinformatiky
Ústav geografie

Prírodovedecká fakulta
Univerzita Pavla Jozefa Šafárika v Košiciach
Jesenná 5
040 01 Košice

Office room:  225
Telephone: +421-55-234-2591
  Curriculum Vitae (English)
Citations: Scopus 677, h-index 9, Web of Science 502, h-index 8  
  • Hofierka, J., Gallay, M., Kaňuk, J., Šupinský, J., Šašak, J. (2017). High-resolution urban greenery mapping for micro-climate modelling based on 3D city models. The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences (ISPRS Archives), XLII-4/W7, 7-12. (PDF)
  • 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., Hochmuth, Z., Kaňuk, J., Hofierka, J. (2016). Geomorphometric analysis of cave ceiling channels mapped with 3D terrestrial laser scanning, Hydrolology and Earth System Sciences, 20, 1827-1849. (PDF)
  • Gallay, M., Kaňuk, J., Hochmuth, Z., Meneely, J., Hofierka, J., Sedlák. V. (2015): Large-scale and high-resolution 3-D cave mapping by terrestrial laser scanning: a case study of the Domica Cave, Slovakia. International Journal of Speleology, 44(3), pp. 277-291. (PDF)
  • Hofierka, J., Knutová, M. (2015): Simulating Spatial Aspects of a Flash Flood Using the Monte Carlo Method and GRASS GIS: a Case Study of the Malá Svinka Basin (Slovakia). Open Geosciences, 7, pp. 118-125.
  • Kaňuk, J., Gallay, M., Hofierka, J. (2015): Generating time series of virtual 3-D city models using a retrospective approach. Landscape and Urban Planning, 139, pp. 40-53
  • Gallay, M., Kaňuk, J., Hofierka, J. (2015). Capacity of photovoltaic power plants in the Czech Republic (Kapacita fotovoltických elektrární v Českej republike). Journal of Maps, 11(3), pp. 480-486. (PDF)
  • Hofierka, J., Kaňuk, J., Gallay, M. (2014): Geoinformatika. Univerzita Pavla Jozefa Šafárika v Košiciach, p. 192. (PDF-zip)
  • Hofierka, J., Kaňuk, J., Gallay, M. (2014): The spatial distribution of photovoltaic power plants in relation to solar resource potential: the case of the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Moravian Geographical Reports 22, No. 2, pp. 26-33.
  • Mitasova H., Barton M., Ullah I., Hofierka J., Harmon R.S. (2013): GIS-Based Soil Erosion Modeling. In: John F. Shroder (ed.) Treatise on Geomorphology, Volume 3, pp. 228-258. San Diego: Academic Press.
  • Hofierka, J. (2012): Topographic Solar Radiation Modeling for Environmental Applications. In: Meyers, R. A. (ed.): Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology. Springer. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-44190851-3, ISBN: 978-0-387-89469-0, pp. 10621-10636.
  • Hofierka, J., Zlocha, M. (2012): A New Solar Radiation Model for 3-D City Models. Transactions in GIS 16, pp. 681-690.
  • Hofierka, J., Kaňuk, J. (2009): Assessment of Photovoltaic Potential in Urban Areas Using Open-Source Solar Radiation Tools. Renewable Energy 34, pp. 2206-2214.
  • Hofierka, J., Mitasova, H., Neteler, M. (2009): Geomorphometry in GRASS GIS. In: Hengl, T. and Reuter, H.I. (eds). Geomorphometry: Concepts, Software, Applications. Developments in Soil Science, Vol. 33, Elsevier, pp. 387-410. ISBN: 978-0-12-374345-9.
  • Hofierka, J.  (2008): Spatial interpolation and terrain analysis. In: Bender, O., Evelpidou, N., Krek, A. & A. Vassilopoulos (eds.): Geoinformation Technologies for Geocultural Landscapes: European Perspectives. Leiden, The Netherlands: CRC Press/Balkema (Taylor & Francis Group), pp. 189-206. ISBN: 978-0-415-46859-6.
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