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Agnieszka Gajda

 

Research interests

- application of GIS and Remote sensing in physical geography and ecology,

- application of ALS LIDAR in monitoring vegatation

Education

from 2009 PhD studies, Institute of Geography and Spatial Management, Faculty of Biology and Earth Science, Jagiellonian University , Krakow ( Poland )

2009 MSc degree in Physical Geography within the Biology and Geography Studies (specialization GIS), Institute of Geography and Spatial Management, Faculty of Biology and Earth Science, Jagiellonian University, Krakow (Poland)

thesis: Land rehabilitation of burt area in Kuznia Raciborska

2007 Bachelor degree in Biology within the Biology and Geography Studies, Institute of Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Biology and Earth Science, Jagiellonian University, Krakow (Poland)

Thesis: Environmental pollution of Pradnik Valley within Ojcow National Park

 

Employment

from 2014 UNIGIS post graduate studies secretariat

from 2009 Ph.D. Student in Department of Geographic Information Systems, Cartography and Remote Sensing, Institute of Geography and Spatial Management, Jagiellonian University , Krakow

 

Internships 

CEEPUS  scholarship (2013/14), ZGIS, University of Salzburg, Austria

CEEPUS  scholarship (2011/12), ZGIS, University of Salzburg, Austria

CEEPUS  scholarship (2010/11), Department of Geodesy, University of Zagreb , Croatia

 


Scholarships and awards 

doctoral scholarschip  Doctus - Małopolski Fundusz Stypendialny dla doktorantów, 2009 - 2011

doctoral scholarschip (2010/2011 2011/2012 2012/2013), Geographic Information Systems, Cartography and Remote Sensing, Institute of Geography and Spatial Management, Jagiellonian University, Krakow

 

Grants, scientific and educational projects

member of research team:

"Forest cover changes in mountainous regions - drivers, trajectories and implications, FORECOM"

Mountain.TRIP: Mountain Sustainability: Transforming Research into Practice
Research project supported by 7th Framework programme, Environment (including Climate Change), FP7-ENV-2009-5.1.0.2.
(2009-2011)

Geographical Dimensions of European Governance

Marie Curie International Reintegration Grants - 46384

 

Conferences/trainings 

2014

6-9 IX 2014, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, Late Pleistocene and Holocene climatic variability in the Carpathian-Balkan region, oral presentation: Regional distribution and relevance in paleonvironmental studies of lakes in the Tatra Mts. (Western Carpathians) (co-authors: Pociask-Karteczka J., Franczak P.)

18-22 VIII 2014, Kraków, Poland, International Geographical Union Regional Conference 2014, poster: LiDAR point cloud voxel based analysis of vertical structure and changes of non-forest vegetation

23-25 VI 2014, Gdańsk, Poland, Uniwersytet Gdański, III Konferencja GIS w Nauce, poster: Wpływ falowania Zbiornika Goczalkowickiego na mikroklimat Goczałkowic-Zdroju - wstępne wyniki (co-author: Zimnol J.)

2013

17-19 X 2013 Kraków, Poland, Polish conference of young researchers: Contemporary research methods of geographical space, poster: Wykorzystanie danych ze skaningu laserowego do pomiaru zmian objętości roślinności obszarów semi-naturalnych

18-31 VIII 2013 Msida, Malta, GeoMT: Exploring Geography through Dialogue, University of Malta, oral presentations: Terrestrial habitats of the Comino Island (co-authors: Ludwig A., Hollum S., Labartkava L.) and The Three Cities - Urban Regeneration and Gentrification (co-authors :Hollum S., Haas T., Pap K., Gorbunova A.)

7-12 IV 2013, Vienna, Austria, European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2013, oral presentation: A comparison of the accuracy of pixel based and object based classifications of integrated optical and LiDAR data (co-author: Wójtowicz-Nowakowska A.)

2012

19-20 X 2012, Krakow, Poland, Jagiellonian University, Polish conference of young researchers: Current issues in Geography, oral presentation: LiDAR data in land cover classification

16-22 VII 2012, Arkhangelsk, Russia, Northern (Arctic) Russian Federal University, Arctic Summer School, oral presentation: LiDAR in vegetation analysis

29 V - 1 VI 2012, Stara Lesna, Slovakia, Slovak Academy of Sciences, 2nd Forum Carpaticum, poster: Estimation of riparian vegetation extent in the upper Vistula river valley in Krakow, Poland

24-29 IV 2012, Fethyie, Turcja, School of Tourism and Hospitality Management Mugla University w Mugla, Turcja; Anatolia: an International Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2nd Interdisciplinary Tourism Research Conference, oral presentation: Beyond boundaries: Polish tourism to Israel, (co-authors: Szczepanowicz-Balon D., Kubal M.)

2011

16-17.XI.2011, Brussesl, Belgium, Mountain Research Initiative, Mountain.TRIP final conference, oral presentation: Mountain.SEARCH - A handbook on how to find the results of European mountain research on the internet

5 X 2011, Zakopane, Poland, GIS in Environmental protection, Tatra National Park, oral presentation: GIS tools in monitoring environmental pollution based on example of illegal waste dumps in the Ojcow National Park (co-author: Plaza M.)

3-7 V 2011, Kranjska Gora, Slovenia, Drustvo Mladih Geografov Slovenije, EGEA Euromed Regional Congress 2011, Challenging Europe - Building Bridges in Diversity, oral presentation: Introduction to LiDAR

15-17 IX 2010, Kraków, Jagiellonian University, Poland, 1st Forum Carpaticum, poster: Changes in time through cadastral data: The case of Zarszyn, The village in the Carpathians (co-authors: Harvey F., Kaim D., Szwagrzyk M., Żak M.)

24-29 V 2010, Białowieża, Polska, Zakład badania Ssaków Polskiej Akademii Nauk, Summer School of biology and biodiversity, poster: Land rehabilitation of burnt area in Kuźnia Raciborska

16-20 IV 2010, Kraków, Polska, Uniwersytet Jagielloński, The challenge of city planning, oral presentation: Protected areas vs. Urban development: Battle of Butterfly aka Battle of Zakrzówek

2009

7-8 IX 2009, Zielona Góra, Poland, GIS in crisis management, University of Zielona Góra; oral presentation: GIS and remote sensing in crisis management in forests, (co-authors: Ostapowicz K., Kozak J.)

25-27 V 2009, Słupsk, Poland, 23rd Congress of Geography Student Scientific Asociations, University of Słupsk, oral presentation: Forest restoration in Kuźnia Raciborska, presentation awarded 1st prize in competition for the best presentation in geography

 

Publications 

2014

Gajda A., 2014, Wykorzystanie danych ze skaningu laserowego do pomiaru zmian zasięgu oraz struktury pionowej roślinności semi-naturalnego odcinka doliny Wisły, Prace Geograficzne, 138, ss. 67-81

Gajda A., 2014, A LiDAR point cloud voxel based analysis of vertical structure and changes of non-forest vegetation, International Geographical Union Regional Conference 2014 Book of Abstracts

Gajda A., Zimnol J., Wpływ falowania Zbiornika Goczalkowickiego na mikroklimat Goczałkowic-Zdroju - wstępne wyniki, III Konferencja GIS w Nauce, materiały konferencyjne

Pociask-Karteczka J., Gajda A., Franczak P., 2014, Regional distribution and relevance in paleonvironmental studies of lakes in the Tatra Mts. (Western Carpathians), Late Pleistocene and Holocene Climatic Variability in teh cartahian-Balkan Region, abstract volume, ss. 137-143

Harvey F., Kaim D., Gajda A., 2014, Analysis of historical change using cadastral materials in the Carpathian Foothills, European Journal of Geography, 5 (3), ss.6-12

2013

Gajda A., Wójtowicz-Nowakowska A., 2013, A comparison of the accuracy of pixel based and object based classifications of integrated optical and LiDAR data, [w:] Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 15, EGU2013-12078, 2013 EGU General Assembly 2013, Wiedeń 2013

Szczepanowicz-Balon D., Kubal M., Gajda A., 2013, The Polish Tourism to Israel: An Overview, [w:] [w:] M. Kozak, N. Kozak (red.), Cambridge Scholars Publishing Tourism Research: An Interdisciplinary Perspective, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne 2013, ss. 172-190

Gajda A., 2013, Wykorzystanie danych ze skaningu laserowego do pomiaru zmian objętości roślinności obszarów semi-naturalnych, [w:] P. Krąż, J. Koj, J. Hibner (red.), Współczesne metody badań przestrzeni geograficznej - Abstrakty, Kraków 2013, s.16

2012

Gajda A., 2012, Zastosowanie lotniczego skaningu laserowego do klasyfikacji pokrycia terenu, [w:] P. Krąż, J. Koj, J. Hibner (red.), Współczesne problemy i kierunki badawcze w geografii - Abstrakty, Kraków 2012, s. 13

Gajda A., 2012, Estimation of riparian vegetation's growth in upper Vistula river basin, [w:] M. Boltižiar (red.), The Conference Abstracts of the 2nd Forum Carpaticum 2012: From Data to Knowledge - from Knowledge to Action, Institute of Landscape Ecology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Branch Nitra 2012, s. 68

Szczepanowicz-Balon D., Kubal M., Gajda A., 2012, Beyond Boundaries: Polish Tourism to Israel, [w:] M. Kozak, N. Kozak (red.), 2nd Interdisciplinary Tourism Research Conference,24 - 29 April 2012, Fethiye, Turkey, An International Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Research, Ankara 2012, ss. 642-655

Gajda A., 2012, Introduction to LiDAR, [w:] M. Plantan, A. Tomšič (red.), Challenging Europe - building bridges in diversity, Drustvo Mladih Geografov Slovenije, Ljubljana 2012, s. 25-29

Gajda A., 2012, GIS Workshop, [w:] M. Plantan, A. Tomšič (red.), Challenging Europe - building bridges in diversity, Drustvo Mladih Geografov Slovenije, Ljubljana 2012, s.10

2010

Gajda A., Harvey F., Żak M., Szwagrzyk M., 2010, changes in time through cadastral data: the case of Zarszyn, a village in the Carpathians, [w:] K. Ostapowicz, J. Kozak (red.), The Conference Proceedings of the 1st Forum Carpaticum: Integrating Nature and Society towards sustainability, Institute of Geography and Spatial Management, Jagiellonian University, Kraków 2010

2009

Gajda A., Plaza M., 2009, Inwentaryzacja wysypisk śmieci w Ojcowskim Parku Narodowym, Prądnik, Prace i Materiały Muzeum im. prof. Władysława Szafera, 18, ss. 85-94

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