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GIS application in tourist and local lore routes planning on the example of Uman, Cherkasy region

Journal: Problems of Continuous Geographic Education and Cartography (Vol.23, No. 0)

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Page : 34-40

Keywords : urban heat island; thermal infrared satellite images; Moscow; Landsat;

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The article discusses the possibility to develop geographical education and tourism and local lore work under condition of GIS technology application. The current state of GIS and tourism and local lore work with students-geographers of pedagogical universities has been analyzed. GIS application in tourism and local lore work as an effective means of inventory resources and involvement of GIS analysis and modeling of available data has been described. Mapinfo program, the GIS program, which shows data in an illustrated form, has been characterized. GIS technologies identifying priority areas that require upgrading of the content and methods of planning, preparation and implementation of educational tourism and naturalistic routes, have been described. When applying GIS in tourism and local lore work the following processes take place: different programs mapping; local lore tourist routes modeling; creation of data banks of various local lore objects according to the main directions of regional researches. It has been determined that GIS is practical work that provides a virtual area formation, a computer model for a strong knowledge system, positive motivation to training and learning.

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