Z2062c Cartography-seminar

Faculty of Science
Autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/1/0. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
prof. RNDr. Milan Konečný, CSc. (lecturer)
Mgr. Bc. Zdeněk Stachoň, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. RNDr. Petr Kubíček, CSc. (lecturer)
Mgr. Ondřej Kvarda (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Hana Švedová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Kateřina Trojanová (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
prof. RNDr. Milan Konečný, CSc.
Department of Geography - Earth Sciences Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: prof. RNDr. Milan Konečný, CSc.
Supplier department: Department of Geography - Earth Sciences Section - Faculty of Science
Timetable of Seminar Groups
Z2062c/01: Mon 19:00–19:50 Z1,01001b, O. Kvarda, H. Švedová, K. Trojanová
Z2062c/02: Mon 18:00–18:50 Z1,01001b, O. Kvarda, H. Švedová, K. Trojanová
Z2062c/03: Wed 13:00–13:50 Z1,01001b, O. Kvarda, H. Švedová, K. Trojanová
Z2062c/04: Wed 17:00–17:50 Z1,01001b, O. Kvarda, H. Švedová, K. Trojanová
Z2062c/05: Tue 12:00–12:50 Z1,01001b, O. Kvarda, H. Švedová, K. Trojanová
Z2062c/06_online: No timetable has been entered into IS. O. Kvarda, H. Švedová, K. Trojanová
Prerequisites (in Czech)
NOW ( Z2062p Cartography ) && ( PROGRAM ( B - GEK ) || KREDITY_MIN ( 30 ))
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The aim of the subject is to present practical aspects of the fundamentals of analog and digital cartography and geoinformatics.
Learning outcomes
Student will be able to:
- understand and apply the practical aspects of the fundamentals of analog and digital cartography and geoinformatics;
- use GIS softwares.
Syllabus
  • 1. Determination and definition of spatial data, information and knowledge. Relationship with non-spatial data and information. Cartography and geoinformatics. 2. Role of cartography in system of sciences, relations to other scientific disciplines. Definition and subject matter of cartographic research. Analog and digital cartography. Development of cartography as a science. Cartography and geography. 3. Cartographic means of expression. Methods of expressing content of topographic, geographic and thematic maps. Cartograms. Cartographic language. Cartographic interpretation. 4. Definition, basic factors and methods of generalization. Methods and solutions in classic and computerized cartography. Generalization of content of topographic, thematic and geographic maps. 5. Overview of cartographic techniques and measurements. Methods of cartometry. Utilization of cartometry in topography and thematic cartography. 6. History of cartography. 7. Modern technologies and cartography: GIS, GPS, remote sensing: basic trends and knowledge. 8. Introduction to geoinformatics. 9. Theory of spatial science. 10. Cartographic visualization. 11. Organizations of cartographers and users of geographic data in the Czech Republic, Europe and the World (ICA, ISPRS, FIG, EUROGI, AGILE, GISIG, etc.). 12. Global projects and role of cartography and GIS in their solving. 13. Role of geographic information in global information society. Cartography and new economics. Market value of cartographic and geographic information.
Literature
  • PRAVDA, Ján. Stručný lexikón kartografie. 1. vyd. Bratislava: VEDA, vydavateľstvo Slovenskej akadémie ved, 2003. 325 s. ISBN 8022407631. info
  • DEMERS, Michael N. Fundamentals geographic information systems. 2nd ed. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2000. xiii, 498. ISBN 0471314234. info
  • ČAPEK, Richard, Miroslav MIKŠOVSKÝ and Ludvík MUCHA. Geografická kartografie. 1. vyd. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1992. 373 s. ISBN 8004251536. info
  • LAUERMANN, Lubomír. Technická kartografie. Díl I. 1. vyd. Brno: Vojenská akademie, 1975. 346 s. info
Teaching methods
Practical lessons of analog and digital cartography.
Assessment methods
Results from the practical lessons are avaluated according to the demandingness. Detailed conditions are described at the introductory lesson.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
General note: předmět nutno zapsat v 1. ročníku.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019.
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