Course Information
TitleΤΟΠΟΓΡΑΦΙΑ / Topography
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID420000030

Programme of Study: UPS School of Forestry and Natural Environment (2009-today)

Registered students: 214
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course325

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours5
Class ID
Type of the Course
  • Background
  • Skills Development
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
  • German (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Familiarization of surveying instruments operation Learning procedures of coordinate calculation Tutorials on drawing surveying plans The completion of the course can be considered as successful when the students make field measurements, process them in corresponding software by assigning 2D & 3D map coordinates and design topographic diagrams by finding a plot perimeter and measuring area.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Topographical measurments standards, instruments, methods and calculations for horizontal, vertical and tachymetric survey.Plan drawing and area calculation. Clinometres. Distance measurement by electromagnetic method, GPS.
Topography, land surveys, field mapping out
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
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
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Institute's web page New Internet - web technologies
Course Organization
Laboratory Work130.4
Written assigments150.5
Student Assessment
Attendances Delivery of exercises written examination
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Τοπογραφία Αγροτικών και Δασικών Περιοχών Συγγραφέας: Κ. Δούκας Εκδότης: Γιαχούδη ISBN: 960-7425-47-2 ΚΩΔΙΚΟΣ ΕΥΔΟΞΟΥ: 7953 2. Μαθήματα Τοπογραφίας Συγγραφέας: Ι. Κοφίτσας Εκδόσεις: Ιων, Αθήνα 1989. ISBN: 978-960-411-165-5 ΚΩΔΙΚΟΣ ΕΥΔΟΞΟΥ: 14844 3. Τοπογραφικοί υπολογισμοί και συνορθώσεις δικτύων Συγγραφείς: Α. Δερμάνης, Δ. Ρωσσικόπουλος, Α. Φωτίου, Εκδόσεις ΖΗΤΗ, 1993. ISBN: 960-431-208-1 ΚΩΔΙΚΟΣ ΕΥΔΟΞΟΥ: 11382
Additional bibliography for study
Τεχνική ορολογία σε Αγγλική και Γερμανική
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