Z9110 History of Cartography II

Faculty of Science
autumn 2017
Extent and Intensity
2/1. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Bc. Zdeněk Stachoň, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. RNDr. Rudolf Brázdil, DrSc.
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
Mon 18. 9. to Fri 15. 12. Thu 10:00–11:50 Z3,02045
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
Z9110/01: Mon 18. 9. to Fri 15. 12. Thu 12:00–12:50 Z1,01001b, Z. Stachoň
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 15 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/15, only registered: 0/15
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
Presentation of selected old cartographic materials with the special focus on Czech production and practical experience with old map information usage.
Learning outcomes
Student will be able to:
- provide the basic overview of Czech cartographic production;
- identify and describe basic characteristics of old maps;
- apply modern methods to the old maps;
  • 1. Definitions and terms 2. Czech lands on the oldest maps 3. Private cartography of the Czech lands 4. Cadastral mapping 5. Military mapping 6. Presentation of selected issues connected with old maps
    recommended literature
  • SEMOTANOVÁ, Eva. Mapy Čech, Moravy a Slezska v zrcadle staletí. 1. vyd. Praha: Libri, 2001. 263 s. ISBN 8072770780. info
  • Vývoj mapového zobrazení území Československé republiky. [D.] 1, Mapy českých zemí do poloviny 18. století. Edited by Karel Kuchař. 1. vyd. Praha: Ústřední správa geodézie a kartografie, 1959. 68 s., pří. info
    not specified
  • SEMOTANOVÁ, Eva. Atlas zemí Koruny české. Vyd. 1. Praha: Aleš Skřivan ml., 2002. 192 s. ISBN 80-86493-04-0. info
  • NOVÁK, Václav and Zdeněk MURDYCH. Kartografie a topografie. Vyd. 1. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1988. 318 s. : i. info
Teaching methods
Theoretical lectures, practical lessons, excursion.
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 Autumn 2010 - only for the accreditation, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011 - acreditation, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2019.
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