544-0023/04 – History of Land Surveying ( DZ)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Geodesy and Mine SurveyingCredits3
Subject guarantorRNDr. Ladislav Plánka, CSc.Subject version guarantorRNDr. Ladislav Plánka, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year1Semesterwinter
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2009/2010Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
PLA0093 RNDr. Ladislav Plánka, CSc.
STA73 doc. Ing. Hana Staňková, Ph.D.
STR38 Ing. Alena Straková
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Graded credit 0+2
Combined Graded credit 0+6

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Students will acquire knowledge of key stages of development of methods and equipment of geodesy and cartography. It will gain a basic overview of the interrelationship between geodesy and cartography and their link to other fields of scientific and technical practice. Knowledge of the history of the field of study will contribute to a faster and deeper understanding of its current methodological and instrumentation base.

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Summary

The development of geodesy and cartography, and their working methods in individual centers of civilization in connection with other scientific, technical, cultural and other activities of society. Development of the institutionalization of geodetic and cartographic services. The share of Czech technicians in the development of instruments and devices for geodetic and cartographic work. History of geodetic and cartographic works on the territory of the Czech Republic. Old and historical maps and atlases.

Compulsory literature:

WOODWARD, David, HARLEY, J. Brian: History of Cartography. The University of Chicago Press, Chicago & London, Vol. 1 – 3, 1987 – 2007, available online (free): http://www.press.uchicago.edu/books/HOC/

Recommended literature:

Virtual museum of surveying (http://www.surveyhistory.org/)

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Úspěšné zvládnutí 4 kontrolních testů ze skupin probíraných témat.

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

Essay on an individually assigned topic.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Prehistory and antiquity in geodesy and cartography. 2. The Middle Ages in Cartography (ecclesiastical, maritime, non-European cartography) and geodesy. 3. Discoveries and travelers, significant geodetic figures and expeditions. 4. Renaissance and Reformation in Cartography. 5. Old and historical instruments and instruments for measuring basic geodetic quantities and for cartometric tasks. 6. Development of leveling, tachymetry, trigonometry and photogrammetry. 7. Development of instrumentation and methods of mining. 8. Detailed mapping of European countries, development of land registry in the territory of the Habsburg monarchy. 9. Old and historical cartographic works on the territory of Bohemia, Moravia and Silesia (and Slovakia). 10. Institutional provision of geodetic and cartographic services in the past. 11. Significant producers of geodetic instruments and aids and significant cartographic houses, their history. 12. Historical methods of cartographic production, production and printing of maps. 13. Development of automation and digital methods in geodesy and cartography. 14. Significant map collections and archives, museums and geodetic artifacts in the landscape

Conditions for subject completion

Combined form (validity from: 1999/2000 Summer semester)
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Graded exercises evaluation Graded credit 100  51
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2017/2018 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R007) Engineering Geodesy K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R007) Engineering Geodesy K Czech Most 1 Compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R007) Engineering Geodesy P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R007) Engineering Geodesy P Czech Most 1 Compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R001) Mining Surveying P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R001) Mining Surveying P Czech Most 1 Compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R001) Mining Surveying K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R001) Mining Surveying K Czech Most 1 Compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R007) Engineering Geodesy P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R007) Engineering Geodesy P Czech Most 1 Compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R007) Engineering Geodesy K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R007) Engineering Geodesy K Czech Most 1 Compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R001) Mining Surveying P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R001) Mining Surveying P Czech Most 1 Compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R001) Mining Surveying K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R001) Mining Surveying K Czech Most 1 Compulsory study plan
2015/2016 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R001) Mining Surveying P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2015/2016 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R001) Mining Surveying P Czech Most 1 Compulsory study plan
2015/2016 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R007) Engineering Geodesy P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2015/2016 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R007) Engineering Geodesy P Czech Most 1 Compulsory study plan
2015/2016 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R001) Mining Surveying K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2015/2016 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R001) Mining Surveying K Czech Most 1 Compulsory study plan
2015/2016 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R007) Engineering Geodesy K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2015/2016 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R007) Engineering Geodesy K Czech Most 1 Compulsory study plan
2014/2015 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R007) Engineering Geodesy P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2014/2015 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R007) Engineering Geodesy K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2014/2015 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R001) Mining Surveying P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2014/2015 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R001) Mining Surveying K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2013/2014 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R007) Engineering Geodesy P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2013/2014 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R007) Engineering Geodesy K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2013/2014 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R001) Mining Surveying P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2013/2014 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R001) Mining Surveying K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2012/2013 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R001) Mining Surveying P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2012/2013 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R001) Mining Surveying K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2012/2013 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R007) Engineering Geodesy P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2012/2013 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R007) Engineering Geodesy K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R001) Mining Surveying P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R007) Engineering Geodesy P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R001) Mining Surveying K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R007) Engineering Geodesy K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R001) Mining Surveying P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R007) Engineering Geodesy P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R001) Mining Surveying K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R007) Engineering Geodesy K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R001) Mining Surveying P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R007) Engineering Geodesy P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R001) Mining Surveying K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (B3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646R007) Engineering Geodesy K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

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