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: 332; phone: +48 61 829 6316; e-mail:

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

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; AMU Research Portal

Publications and chapters
  • Horbiński T., Smaczyński M., 2023, Interactive Thematic Map as a Means of Documenting and Visualizing Information about Cultural Heritage Objects, ISPRS Int. J. Geo-Inf., 12(7), 257, DOI: 10.3390/ijgi12070257.
  • Smaczyński M., Lorek D., Zagata K., Horbiński T., 2022, Cultural Heritage with the Use of Low-Level Aerial Survey Techniques, Space Modelling and Multimedia Reconstruction of the Topographic Landscape (Example of a Windmill in Western Poland) KN J. Cartogr. Geogr. Inf., DOI: 10.1007/s42489-022-00122-6.
  • Smaczyński M., Horbiński T., 2021, Creating 3D Model of the Existing Historical Topographic Object Based on Low-Level Aerial Imagery, KN J. Cartogr. Geogr. Inf. 71, 33–43, DOI: 10.1007/s42489-020-00061-0.
  • Smaczyński M., Medyńska-Gulij B., Halik Ł., 2020, The Land Use Mapping Techniques (Including the Areas Used by Pedestrians) Based on Low-Level Aerial Imagery, ISPRS Int. J. Geo-Inf., 9(12), 754, DOI: 10.3390/ijgi9120754.
  • 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., 9(2), 117, DOI: 10.3390/ijgi9020117.
  • Halik Ł., Smaczyński M., 2017, Geovisualisation of relief in a virtual reality system on the basis of low aerial images, Pure and Applied Geophysics, Published online, DOI: 10.1007/s00024-017-1755-z.
  • Smaczyński M., 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, DOI: 10.14746/bfg.2017.8.12.
  • Smaczyński M., Medyńska-Gulij B., 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 M., 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, DOI: 10.14746/bfg.2016.7.15.
  • Smaczyński M., 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, DOI: 10.14746/bfg.2015.6.12.
  • Bakowski P., Caputa A., Galoch N., Karpiński P., Simińska E., Smaczyński M., Urbanek P., Walczak D., 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.

Professor Beata Medyńska-Gulij

PhD Paweł Cybulski

PhD Łukasz Halik

PhD Tymoteusz Horbiński

PhD Maciej Smaczyński

PhD Łukasz Wielebski

MSc Krzysztof Zagata

MSc Jakub Zawadzki

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