L3-2 THEMATIC CARTOGRAPHY AND GEOVISUALIZATION

Course Information
TitleΘΕΜΑΤΙΚΗ ΧΑΡΤΟΓΡΑΦΙΑ-ΟΠΤΙΚΟΠΟΙΗΣΗ ΓΕΩΓΡΑΦΙΚΩΝ ΔΕΔΟΜΕΝΩΝ / L3-2 THEMATIC CARTOGRAPHY AND GEOVISUALIZATION
CodeΕ3-2
FacultyEngineering
SchoolSchool of Spatial Planning and Development
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 3rd / Doctorate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorNikolaos Karanikolas
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID20002267

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Spatial Planning and Development (2010-today)

Registered students: 174
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course325

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
600128287
Type of the Course
  • Background
  • General Knowledge
  • Skills Development
Course Category
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The acquisition of theoretical and practical knowledge of Thematic Cartography and geo-visualization.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
History of Thematic Cartography. The Thematic Cartography today. Thematic phenomena and classification. Editing of thematic information. Graphic and cartographic Rules of thematic information. Graphs and diagrams. Symbolization of qualitative and quantitative data. Mapping of points, lines, surfaces and volumetric data using thematic maps. Isarithmic and choropleth maps. Maps dots. Topological transformations and cartograms. Combination and correlation of thematic information. Special categories of thematic maps, maps composition, thematic maps of several variables, planning maps, country planning maps, maps of programmatic interventions etc. Thematic Cartography and Geographic Information Systems. Rules of cartographic composition. Graphic design and color to Thematic Cartography. Construction of thematic maps, visual hierarchy, composition, visual reading. Cartography and multimedia. Cartography and internet. Contemporary Geographical Atlases. Cartography of "tomorrow." Visualization of geographic information.
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
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures562.1
Laboratory Work220.8
Interactive Teaching in Information Center562.1
Total1345.0
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
• Λιβιεράτος, Ε. (1992), «Γενική Χαρτογραφία και εισαγωγή στη Θεματική Χαρτογραφία», Θεσσαλονίκη, Εκδόσεις Ζήτη. • Σιδηρόπουλος, Γ. (2006), «Εισαγωγή στη γραφική σημειολογία Θεματική Χαρτογραφία», Εκδόσεις Παπαζήσης.
Last Update
20-11-2017