Forest Land Mapping

Course Information
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 3rd / Doctorate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID420000177

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

Registered students: 11
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses843

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, students will: Ηave the ability to read and create a map Be in position to combine geospatial data from different reference systems Be able to choose the appropriate scale for the creation of a map taking into account the map content and type of data Be in position to apply the appropriate techniques for displaying geospatial data both on analog and digital maps Be aware of the basic principles of compiling forest maps Be aware of available map sources data search engines
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introductory concepts. Projection systems. General and technical map design issues. Mapping of point, surface, volumetric and morphological elements. Thematic Cartography. Automated cartography. Exporting quantitative data from maps. Accuracy of mapping. Mapping methods. Classification systems. Mapping of vegetation.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • 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
Course Organization
Laboratory Work301
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
ΣΤΟΙΧΕΙΑ ΧΑΡΤΟΓΡΑΦΙΑΣ Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 20314 Έκδοση: 8η/2002 Συγγραφείς: A. Robinson, J. Morrison, P. Muehrcke, A. Kimerling, S. Guptill ISBN: 960-254-612-3 Τύπος: Σύγγραμμα Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): ΕΘΝΙΚΟ ΜΕΤΣΟΒΙΟ ΠΟΛΥΤΕΧΝΕΙΟ
Additional bibliography for study
Τσούλος, Λ., Σκοπελίτη, Α., Στάμου, Λ. 2015. Χαρτογραφική σύνθεση και απόδοση σε ψηφιακό περιβάλλον. [ηλεκτρ. βιβλ.] Αθήνα:Σύνδεσμος Ελληνικών Ακαδημαϊκών Βιβλιοθηκών. Διαθέσιμο στο: Νάκος, Β., 2015. Αναλυτική χαρτογραφία. [ηλεκτρ. βιβλ.] Αθήνα:Σύνδεσμος Ελληνικών Ακαδημαϊκών Βιβλιοθηκών. Διαθέσιμο στο:
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