INTRODUCTORY CARTOGRAPHY

Course Information
TitleΕΙΣΑΓΩΓΗ ΣΤΗ ΧΑΡΤΟΓΡΑΦΙΑ / INTRODUCTORY CARTOGRAPHY
CodeΒ28
FacultyEngineering
SchoolRural and Surveying Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorAlexandra Koussoulakou
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID20000921

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Rural and Surveing Engineering

Registered students: 193
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Courses325

Class Information
Academic Year2014 – 2015
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours6
Class ID
20052081
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
Required Courses
  • Α02 ENGINEERING SURVEYS
  • Β22 COMPUTER GRAPHICS
  • Υ04 LINEAR ALGEBRA AND MATRIX CALCULUS
  • Υ05 GEOINFORMATION I
  • Υ33 GEOINFORMATION II
  • Υ34 MATHEMATICS
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
Course Content (Syllabus)
About maps. The evolution of Cartography from paleolithic era up to date. Map scale, map accuracy, cartographic information detail, map revision, geographical phenomena, Map projections, shape and dimensions of the earth, developable surfaces, light source, cartographic distortions, scale distortion, area distortion, angle distortion, extrema and main directions of scale distortion, Tissot’s indicatrix, varying graphic scale. Cartographic generalization, selection, simplification, smoothing, aggregation, classification. Map design, map margin, map area, grids, graticules, point, line and area symbols, optical organization of the map information, map readability, map annotation
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Use of computer software for the presentation of the lectures and connection to relative sites during the lectures. Use of computer programming for the elaboration of the course's exersise
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures39
Tutorial39
Total78
Student Assessment
Description
The criteria defined for the student assessment are given on e-topo (http://e-topo.web.auth.gr/index_gr.html?reload)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Robinson A., Morrison J., Muehrecke P., Kimerling J., Guptill S., 2002, Στοιχεία Χαρτογραφίας, Πανεπιστημιακές εκδόσεις ΕΜΠ (κωδικός βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 20314
Additional bibliography for study
1. Παπαδοπούλου Μ., 2009, Εισαγωγή στη Χαρτογραφία, Πανεπιστημιακές Παραδόσεις, ΤΑΤΜ, ΑΠΘ 2. URLs δικτυακών τόπων, στους οποίους οι φοιτητές προαιρετικά μπορούν να ψάξουν βιβλιογραφία, ύλη ή διαλέξεις άλλων πανεπιστημίων πάνω στη Χαρτογραφία
Last Update
23-09-2013