Z0062 Cartography and topography

Faculty of Science
Autumn 2001
Extent and Intensity
4/0/0. 6 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
prof. RNDr. Milan Konečný, CSc. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
RNDr. Vladimír Herber, CSc.
Department of Geography - Earth Sciences Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: prof. RNDr. Milan Konečný, CSc.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Introduction - cartography as a science. Objectives and language of cartography. Communication and cartographic design. Historical changes of cartography. General map characteristics. Classification of topographical, thematical and geographical maps, atlases and globes. Map content. Mathematical, physicogeographical, human, supplementary elements. Methods of cartographic interpretation. Map symbols and their importance. Cartographic symbols attributes.Methods of cartographic representation. Cartographic generalization. Essence and methods of cartographic generalization. Overview of the map creation activities.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Information on completion of the course: nutno zakončit v 1. semestru
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
General note: nutno zakončit v 1. semestru.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 1999, Spring 2008 - for the purpose of the accreditation, Autumn 2000, Spring 2003, Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011.
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