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A. N. Beshentsev

FGBUN Baikal Institute of Nature Management SB RAS
Russian Federation
670047, Ulan-Ude, Sakhyanova st, 8

D. A. Gabeeva

FGBOU VO Buryat State University
Russian Federation
670000, Ulan-Ude, Smolin st 24


The article outlines the main types of territorial activities that need qualified personnel in the field of creating and using subject and interdisciplinary geoinformation systems. Methodical problems of modern geoinformation education in the Baikal region are determined and emphasis is placed on the need for training students and schoolchildren of senior classes on regional geographic material. As a means of optimizing geoinformation education and public education, the “GISBaikal” teaching and methodological program has been proposed and tested. Technological and methodological elements of this program have been considered. The advantages of electronic teaching aids are substantiated, the features of visual materials are considered, the authors’ methodical development is proposed, combining multimedia presentations and printed materials. The goals and objectives of the educational GIS, consisting of information, technological and analytical subsystems, are defined, the structure and content of subsystems is described. The territorial levels for the solution of spatial problems are established, the corresponding scales and elements of the content of topographic bases are determined. The results of approbation of the program in conducting summer environmental practices with students and schoolchildren in the senior classes at the Istomino IEOC on the shores of Lake Baikal are presented. The mechanism of training, the time organization, procedures and operations of carrying out field and cameral work during the program implementation is described. In conclusion, the assessment of the educational potential of the proposed educational and methodological program is given, the conclusions about its effectiveness are substantiated, the fields of application are proposed.


geoinformation education, e-learning tools, GIS, territorial activities, spatial analysis.


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For citation: Beshentsev A.N., Gabeeva D.A. THE EDUCATIONAL-METHODICAL “GIS-BAIKAL” PROGRAM. Proceedings of the International conference “InterCarto. InterGIS”. 2017;23(3):265-272.