Z8989 Selected problems of Cartographic Vizualization

Faculty of Science
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
2/1/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. RNDr. Petr Kubíček, CSc. (lecturer)
Mgr. Bc. Zdeněk Stachoň, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Šimon Leitgeb (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Kateřina Trojanová (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Bc. Zdeněk Stachoň, Ph.D.
Department of Geography - Earth Sciences Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: Mgr. Bc. Zdeněk Stachoň, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Geography - Earth Sciences Section - Faculty of Science
Thu 10:00–11:50 Z4,02028
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
Z8989/01: Thu 17:00–17:50 Z1,01001b, K. Trojanová
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 20 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 14/20, only registered: 0/20
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Presentation of thematic cartography focused on selected topics e.g. medical issues, crisis management etc. Special attention is paid to data sources, cartographic methods and usability.
Learning outcomes
Students will be able to visualize multidimensional and temporal data. They will be able to present it on both analogue and electronic way and alternate the visualization methods for various end users.
  • 1. Definitions 2. User specifies for cartography 3. Examples of data visualization of medical data 4. Cartographic methods 5. Exploratory cartography 6. Czech data sources 7. Worldwide data sources 8. Medical care within spatial data infrastructures
  • GIS in public health practice. Edited by Ravi Maheswaran - Massimo Craglia. Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2004. xi, 308. ISBN 0415306558. info
  • CROMLEY, Ellen K. and Sara MCLAFFERTY. GIS and public health. New York, N.Y.: Guilford Press, 2002. xx, 340. ISBN 1572307072. info
  • Spatial analysis, GIS, and remote sensing applications in the health sciences. Edited by Donald Patrick Albert - Wilbert M. Gesler - Barbara Levergood. Chelsea, Mich.: Ann Arbor Press, 2000. xi, 217. ISBN 1575041014. info
Teaching methods
Lectures, practical lessons
Assessment methods
Oral exam
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught once in two years.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2011 - only for the accreditation, Spring 2011, spring 2012 - acreditation, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2016, Autumn 2016, spring 2018.
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