Department of Cartography and Geomatics

Department of Cartography and Geomatics
Faculty of Geographical and Geological Sciences
Institute of Physical Geography and Environmental Planning

Maciej Smaczyński PhD Eng.


room: 323; phone: +48 61 829 6307; e-mail:

Qualifications: 2016: Master's degree in Geography - specialization Cartography and Remote Sensing; 2018: Geodesy and Cartography - Engineer; 2019: PhD degree - Earth and environment sciences,

Major research interests: Spatial data acquisition algorithm using UAV technology; UAV technology in monitoring the use of space and engineering objects; Satellite and engineering geodesy; Geodetic monitoring of displacement and deformation of engineering construction

Find me on: ORCID iD iconORCID: 0000-0002-8569-6013; SCOPUS ID: 57203945268 ; Web of Science; Google Scholar; ResearchGate
  • Medyńska-Gulij B., Wielebski Ł., Halik Ł., Smaczyński M., 2020, Complexity Level of People Gathering Presentation on an Animated Map—Objective Effectiveness Versus Expert Opinion, ISPRS Int. J. Geo-Inf. 2020, 9(2), 117. DOI: 10.3390/ijgi9020117
  • Halik, SMACZYŃSKI, 2017 - Geovisualisation of relief in a virtual reality system on the basis of low aerial images. Pure and Applied Geophysics, Pure and Applied Geophysics, 175, 9, 3209-3221, DOI:
  • SMACZYŃSKI, 2017 - Comparison of the mapping process of elements of the natural environment using GPS and UAV technologies. Bad. Fizjograf. Nad Polską Zach. Seria A _ Geografia Fizyczna, t.68/2017: 159-172.
  • SMACZYŃSKI, Medyńska-Gulij, 2017 - Low aerial imagery – an assessment of georeferencing errors and the potential for use in environmental inventory. Geodesy and Cartography, Vol. 66, No 1: 89-104. DOI: 10.1515/geocart-2017-0005
  • SMACZYŃSKI, 2016 - Acquiring spatial data for recording mass events using an unmanned aerial vehicle. Bad. Fizjograf. Nad Polską Zach. Seria A _ Geografia Fizyczna, t.67/2016: 195-203.
  • SMACZYŃSKI, 2015 - Visualization of the dynamics of changes in the number of participants of a mass event using drones. Bad. Fizjograf. Nad Polską Zach. Seria A _ Geografia Fizyczna, t.66/2015: 157-172.
  • Bakowski, Caputa, Galoch, Karpiński, Simińska, SMACZYŃSKI, Urbanek, Walczak, 2013, A proposal for a generalized legend of cave documentation for the needs of research of the Speleology Section of the Stanisław Pawłowski Geographers Student Scientific Association. W: Geoforum, red. Andrzej Kostrzewski, Tom 1: 97-102, ISBN 978-83-63400-57-6
  • Tokio - 15-20.07.2019, 29th International Cartographic Conference
  • - Oral presentation: Medyńska-Gulij B., Smaczyński M., Lorek D., Halik Ł., Wielebski Ł., Horbiński T., Cybulski P., Teaching of geographical space relations for cartography - Academic Outdoor Station in Poznan (Poland)
  • - Halik Ł., Smaczyński M., Medyńska-Gulij B., Workflow for 3D geovisualization of the data obtained with the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle in Augmented Reality
  • - Oral presentation: Smaczyński M., Medyńska-Gulij B., Halik Ł., The visualization of the use of land on the basis of the dynamics of the pedestrian movement from the interval UAV imaging
  • Łódź – 24-25.09.2018, XXIII Ogólnopolską Konferencję Fotointerpretacji i Teledetekcji „WSPÓŁCZESNA TELEDETEKCJA W BADANIACH ŚRODOWISKA GEOGRAFICZNEGO"
  • Oral presentation: Determination and visualisation of "wild" pedestrian crossings from low level interval imaging (UAV)

  • Poznań - 21.04.2018, "Wiosna w Geodezji i Kartografii" pt. "Technika GPS/RTK w dwadzieścia lat później”
  • Oral presentation: Comparison of GNSS and polar measurements in terms of point measurement error

  • Wrocław - 19-20.09.2017, XL Ogólnopolska Konferencja Kartograficzna
  • Oral presentation: Cartometric images from the low altitude as a material for updating the content of large-scale maps in the field of road infrastructure

  • Swieradów-Zdrój - 8-10.06.2016, 23rd Cartographic School - Applications of UAVs in Geosciences
  • Poster: UAV Technology in Data Acquisition and The Cartographic Visualisation of the Population Movements During Mass Event
  • 2016: 1st place in VIII National Master Thesis Competition in the field of Cartography and Geoinformation
Department of Cartography and Geomatics - 2020