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About Us

The term Geomatics was introduced in the 90’s referring to acquisition, processing, analyzing, storage, distribution, presentation and use of spatial information.

The main branches of Geomatics are:  Surveying, Cartography, Geodesy, Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Geographic Information System (GIS).

The Department of Geomatics of UFPR is responsible for teaching and research in Geodetic Sciences. It offers a range number of disciplines for many undergraduate courses such as: Geography, Oceanography, Agronomy, Civil Engineering, Surveying Engineering (Cartographic), Forestry, Geology, Architecture, Zootechny. 


The Geomatics Department  of UFPR has been pioneer to initiate a geodetic sciences  program for Graduates in the in 1972. In 1977 starts a comprehensive undergraduate program Cartographic Engineering (Surveying)  in order to provide a very high demands of Surveying Engineers in Brazil. Today, it reaffirms its leadership in matters of training and research in this field.



Staff Members


The Department has 23 academic members most of them are PhD holders.  Staff pays especial attention to the technical and scientific work and projects to supply our Graduates and Undergraduate students with real-world experience.


List of Professors


The support staff is composed of a technician, a secretary and the labs assistants and their major role is to support the academic staff in accomplishing their objectives.






Digital Cartography

Remote Sensing and Photogrametry

Spatial Geodesy: Lage

Surveying: Labtopo

Geodetic Instrument Calibration: Laig

Geoinformatics : Latin












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Head of Department: ANTUNES, Alzir Felippe Buffara : felipe@ufpr.br

Vice-Head of Department: BRANDALIZE, Maria Cecilia: maria.brandalize@ufpr.br

Secretary: RODACK, Ana Marileia: anamarileia@ufpr.br



Centro Politécnico - Jardim das Américas
Caixa Postal 19001
CEP 81531-980 - Curitiba PR - Brasil
Fone/Fax 55 41 3361-3161



















July 2011