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Geography and Environmental Sciences

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 to demonstrate modern scientific geoinformation knowledge about spatial systems of different territorial ranks and classification;
 analyze the integration of knowledge of geography and information technology in the application of science Geoinformatics;
 classify the factors of formation of integrative directions in the theory and methodology of modern geoinformation science;
 to demonstrate the factors of formation of integrative directions in the theory and methodology of modern geoinformation science;
 to develop a unified technology of processing of cadastral information.
 apply earth remote sensing data as an object of research by means of computer technology;
 interpret the modern system of knowledge and interdisciplinary methods of geoinformation science in the planning of scientific and applied research and educational process;
 assess the level of development of domestic Geoinformatics and remote sensing, their potential and growth opportunities;
 plan project management as "applying knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project activities to meet project requirements»;
 build a logical matrix of legends in the design of cartographic works of various purposes and scales.
 to develop geoinformation technologies for the solution of practical problems, analysis and forecast of development of natural objects and phenomena;
 correctly build the methodology of complex analysis and design taking into account the General methodology of scientific research;
 interpret the spatial data processing capabilities of the R language into an open-source GIS software landscape;
 develop a set of measures for the effective economic use of agricultural land.
 systematize geodetic and cartographic information in the analysis and solution of problems of regional spatial systems;
 apply the technology of digital modeling of spatial systems in the implementation of interdisciplinary educational and research projects;
 to effectively choose software for designing, predicting and mapping, natural systems and the analysis of satellite imagery
 practice new methods and algorithms of data processing spatiotemporal visualization for comparison with existing data processing and analysis systems;
 perform editorial and preparatory work on the study of statistical modeling and forecasting (spatiotemporal autoregressive integrated moving average).

 demonstrate the use of innovative methods and promising trends of modern GIS technologies in the planning of scientific and educational programs;
 to formulate problems, goals and tasks of Geoinformatics in building educational strategy;
 use a differentiated approach when choosing the types of modeling of structure and dynamics of different spatial systems (geosystems)
 to create a spatial enabled table in Postgres / PostGIS;
 characterize the factors of changes in the structure and dynamics of spatial systems and build their predictive models;
 visualize spatial data, their forecasts and implications for society
 to conclude holistic knowledge, reflecting the current level of automated systems for the collection and processing of remote sensing data.
 provide a comparative analysis of the advantages and disadvantages of existing space satellite systems for the study of natural systems;
 formulate and substantiate the basis for a local, regional study;
 to classify modeling techniques using various systems monitoring and control analyses of big data;
 configure and administer an enterprise geodatabase (ArcSDE);
 display the results of geographical research in the form of static and interactive maps.
 to compile the model using the GIS programming for decision and control projects;
 update and apply digital technologies in big data analysis;
 to formulate the main problems of the theory and methodology of research of problems of regional and national scale, the reasons for their sublimation in connection with the development of domestic geographic information systems.
 develop the structure of the automated information system of state cadastral registration;
 develop the structure of the geospatial database for the storage of cadastral information.
 demonstrate the development of new ideas and techniques of spatial modeling and applied aspects of their effective use;
 formulate the results of the analysis of big data and machine learning, the content and factors of the formation of GIS technology of local, regional and national scale;
 project framework management implement and apply research process in planning as well as monitoring and control of process groups;
 to evaluate and predict spatial data and their impact on society and geographic systems to develop methodological provisions for forecasting and planning of economic use of agricultural land on the basis of GIS technologies
 ummarize and give a comparative assessment of the results of integrated monitoring in the analysis of spatial geosystems;
 to formulate the basis of regional and national environmental monitoring and ways of implementation to control the ecological state of geosystems;
 develop editorial documents, make maps based on the processing of images of a new type in specialized GIS programs;
 draw a conclusion of holistic knowledge, reflecting the current level of multi-agent modeling of space-time and analysis of social networks.
 project time management create a project based on input from all project stakeholders.
- problem solving machine learning methods (kernel-based analysis, support vector machines, random forests, artificial neural networks, and deep learning);
- work with PostGIS data using an open source desktop GIS program (QGIS);
- implement operations on spatial data, including spatial
- subsets and spatial aggregation;
- to improve the theoretical and methodological provisions of monitoring of agricultural land.
 design thematic and large-scale series of forecast electronic maps for project planning and management in the study of spatial geosystems;
 evaluate modern and innovative methods and methods of spatial modeling at different volumes of geographic information system;
 to present the results of research in a professional environment, to justify the choice of methods of scientific research, the results of the main provisions of project research.
 to solve the problems of preliminary and thematic processing of digital satellite images, automated mapping using GIS technologies and data.
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