544-0006/10 – Geodesy and Cartography (GaK)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Geodesy and Mine SurveyingCredits5
Subject guarantorIng. Rostislav Dandoš, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Eva Jiránková, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2002/2003Year of cancellation2010/2011
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
JIR72 doc. Ing. Eva Jiránková, Ph.D.
MIC151 Ing. Markéta Michalusová
MIK523 Ing. Marek Mikoláš
RAS091 Ing. Bc. Jana Sikora
SUB042 Ing. Marie Urbaníková, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2
Part-time Credit and Examination 6+6

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim of the course is to acquaint students with the principles of selected map projection and geodetic measurements.

Teaching methods



Subject of Geodesy and Cartography deals with positional and altitude measurement, geodetic minor controls and principles of selected map projection.

Compulsory literature:

WHYTE, W.; PAUL R.: Basic Surveying, 4 th. edition, Butterworth - Heinemann, Oxford, 1997

Recommended literature:

ROY, S.K.: Fundamentals of Surveying, PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd., 2004

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Follow-up tasks processed in the exercise.


Other requirements


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Lectures: 1st Geodetic CR - position and height 2nd Basics of cartography and cartographic display 3rd Coordinate and height systems in the CR 4th Basic theory of errors and adjustment 5th Basic calculations in the grid, intersection ahead - resection 6th Traverse - types, methods of compensation 7th Transformation of coordinates (linear space) 8th Cartographic work - the definition of the map features maps, maps by sorting criteria 9th Cartographic interpretation - mark (point, line, areal), cartograms, cartographs, isolines 10th Cartographic generalization - the nature, factors, methods 11th Topographic map content - the basic elements of planimetry, planimetric representation 12th Interpretation of relief - surface topography, elevation representation method 13th Description of maps - the standardization of geographic nomenclature, graphical page description 14th Cartographic - measuring distances, angles, areas and determine coordinates on maps 15th Modern geodetic instrumentation Exercise: 1st Working with the map - of map sheets 2nd Applications with the database and trigonometric leveling points 3rd The basic task of balancing theory and error 4th Coordinate calculation - calculating the length and signposts 5th Coordinate calculations - the calculation of the intersection ahead 6th Coordinate calculations - the calculation of the Traverse 7th Coordinate transformation 8th Classification of features Map 9th Cartographic generalization 10th Cartographic - basic tasks on the maps 11th Problem solving on maps - longitudinal profile of the terrain 12th Cartographs processing, processing of the cartogram

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 33 (33) 0
                Project Project 33  0
        Examination Examination 67 (67) 0
                Written examination Written examination 33  0
                Oral Oral examination 34  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2005/2006 (N3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3602T002) Geoinformatics (20) K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2004/2005 (N3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3602T002) Geoinformatics (20) K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2003/2004 (N3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3602T002) Geoinformatics (20) K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

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