Geografie 2009, 114, 218-229

Map support of winter road maintenance

David Konečný

Katedra geoinformatiky Přírodovědecké fakulty Univerzity Palackého v Olomouci, tř. Svobody 26, 771 46 Olomouc, Czechia

The aim of this paper is to present road weather information system and map sources which can be used by winter maintenance system operator to clarify his perception of road meteorological situation in order to be able to take well-founded decision while managing maintenance activities. Presently the so-called status map showing current warnings from road weather stations is the principal map in winter maintenance. In its new version displaying the map of any feature measured by outstations as well as layer handling and zooming will be available. Map outputs of the model forecasting the road condition and temperature are described in the last chapter.


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