Course Information
TitleΤοπογραφία / Topography
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID600019422

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Dasologías kai Fysikoý Perivállontos (2020-sīmera)

Registered students: 58
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Compulsory CoursesCompulsory Course325

Class Information
Academic Year2023 – 2024
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours5
Class ID
Course Type 2021
General Foundation
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
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)
General Prerequisites
Basic knowledge on geometry,trigonometry and mathematics
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course students will have acquired the following knowledge, skills or abilities (what they can do and by what means): 1) Familiarity with the handling of topographic instruments 2) Ability to calculate coordinates (in GGRS '87 - EGSA '87 -WGS '84, Hatt, UTM, etc. systems) 3) Ability to design topographic diagrams 4) Compilation of a topographic diagram with modern methods and means (use of Cad programs) 5) Undertanding ho to use maps and landscape diagrams The completion of the course is considered successful when the students, make Field Measurements, process them in corresponding software and give coordinates of two and three dimensional paper and draw topographic diagrams with contour finding and area measurement
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • 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, cartographic land mapping, field tracking of open or closed dependent route
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 e-learning (moodle) New web technologies
Course Organization
Laboratory Work130.4
Written assigments150.5
Student Assessment
Attendances Performance in laboratory exercises written examination The course assessment consist of: a. written exams on theory based on lectures b. Laboratory oral examination on surveying instrument's operation c. submission of individual laboratory exercise based on site measurements. d. Student's degree of participation to laboratories and compulsory Presence. e. Prerequisite for the participation to theory written exams is to pass the laboratory oral examination and to submit the laboratory exercises. Laboratory oral examination and laboratory exercises are graded separately. The final grade is assigned as follows: 1. Theory examination 60% 2. Laboratory oral examination 20% 3. Laboratory exercise submission 20%
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 1. Basic Principles of Topography Springer Geography) 1st ed. 2018 Edition,by Blagoja Markoski (Author),ISBN-13: 978-3319721460, ISBN-10: 3319721461 2. Recent Advances in Topography Research, Edited by Jan Buytaert, Nova Science Publishers Inc., UK ed.,ISBN-10: 1626188408, ISBN-13: 9781626188402 3. Topography & the Environment, By authors: Richard Huggett & Jo Cheesman,2002, Pearson Education Limited, Harlow, UK, ISBN-10:0582418577,ISBN-13:9780582418578
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