Course detail

Cartography

FAST-DEB060Acad. year: 2020/2021

The content of the subject is the application of methods of software solution for cartographic visualization and geovizualization. Geovizualization represents the current trend of graphical interpretation of spatial data and the student will become acquainted both with the basic rules of cartography and with current trends in geovizualization. Attention is also paid to geovizualization in the web environment, mobile phones, cartographic animation and virtual reality.

Department

Institute of Geodesy (GED)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Not applicable.

Prerequisites

Cartography and GIS at the level of bachelo´s and master´s degree

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Models of communication of cartographic information
2. Cartographic visualization, geovisualisation and digital cartography
3. Softwares for digital cartography
4. Graphical and digital form of cadastral maps, digital format of cadastral maps
5. The concept and specifics of digital maps
6. Geovisualisation on the Internet and mobile phones
7. Web cartography
8. Digital sources of cartographic data in the Czech Republic
9. Computer maps metadata
10. Quantitative methods of cartography
11. 3D visualization
12. Dynamic maps
13. Virtual reality in cartography

Aims

Not applicable.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme DKC-GK Doctoral, 1. year of study, summer semester, 7 credits, compulsory-optional
  • Programme DPA-GK Doctoral, 1. year of study, summer semester, 7 credits, compulsory-optional
  • Programme DKA-GK Doctoral, 1. year of study, summer semester, 7 credits, compulsory-optional
  • Programme DPC-GK Doctoral, 1. year of study, summer semester, 7 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer