548-0068/02 – Thematic Cartography (TK)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of GeoinformaticsCredits5
Subject guarantorIng. Tomáš Peňáz, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Tomáš Peňáz, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2015/2016Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
IVA026 doc. Ing. Igor Ivan, Ph.D.
PEN63 Ing. Tomáš Peňáz, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2
Combined Credit and Examination 6+6

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Basic terms of thematic cartography. Thematic cartography, thematic map. Thematic map elements, map composition. Using colours in thematic maps. Qualitative and quantitative methods of thematic cartography. Thematic maps of the Czech republic overview. Digital cartography and thematic maps in WWW environment. Digital cartography - spatial data visualization. Laboratory exposure to techniques of computer mapping in thematic cartography.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Tutorials
Project work

Summary

Introduction to thematic cartography, kinds of map, topographic cartography, thematic map, thematic mapping, uses of thematic map. Fundamentals of mathematical cartography. Content of thematic map and map composition. Language of map, cartography semiology, map legend, legend design. Descriptive statistics, statistic data classification. Principles of using colours in thematic maps. Qualitative methods of thematic mapping. Quantitative methods of thematic mapping. Thematic map lettering. Classification of thematic map. State maps and thematic state maps of the Czech Republic. Digital cartography, spatial data visualization. Electronic publishing of maps and atlases. Cartographical possibilities of GeoWeb technology.

Compulsory literature:

- Dent, B. D.; Torguson, J. S.; Hodler, T. W.: Cartography Thematic Map Design. WCB/McGraw-Hill, 6th ed., Dubuque, 2009, ISBN 978-0-07-294382-5. - Peterson, G. N.: GIS Cartography A Guide to Effective Map Design. CRC Press. ISBN 13: 978-1-4200-8213-5. On-line https://uqu.edu.sa/files2/tiny_mce/plugins/filemanager/files/4260086/6/11/12/13/GIS%20Cartography.pdf

Recommended literature:

- Brewer, C.A.; Suchan, T.A.: Mapping Census 2000: The Geography of U.S. Diversity. http://www.census.gov/population/cen2000/atlas/censr01-1.pdf - Campbell, J.: Map Use and Analysis. 2nd ed., WCB, Dubuque, 1993, ISBN 0-697-13579-9 - Slocum, T.A.: Thematic Cartography and Visualization. Prentice Hall: New Jersey, 1993.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

No additional requirements are imposed on the student.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

- Introduction to thematic cartography, kinds of map, topographic cartography, thematic map, thematic mapping, uses of thematic map. - Fundamentals of mathematical cartography. - Content of thematic map and map composition. - Language of map, cartography semiology, map legend, legend design. - Descriptive statistics, statistic data classification. - Principles of using colours in thematic maps. - Qualitative methods of thematic mapping. - Quantitative methods of thematic mapping. - Thematic map lettering. - Classification of thematic map. State maps and thematic state maps of Czech Republic. - Digital cartography, spatial data visualization. - Electronic publishing of maps and atlases. Cartographical possibilities of GeoWeb technology.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2015/2016 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 33 (33) 17
                Presence Other task type 7  5
                Project Project 20  11
                Creative map Semestral project 6  1
        Examination Examination 67 (67) 34
                Written test Written test 50  26
                Oral examination Oral examination 17  8
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Combined form (validity from: 2015/2016 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 33 (33) 17
                Presence Other task type 8  4
                Projects Project 25  13
        Examination Examination 67 (67) 34
                Written test Written test 50  26
                Oral examination Oral examination 17  8
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2019/2020 (B2110) Geological Engineering (2101R003) Geological Engineering P English Ostrava 3 Choice-compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B1316) Geodesy, Cartography and Geoinformatics (3646R006) Geoinformatics P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B1316) Geodesy, Cartography and Geoinformatics (3646R006) Geoinformatics P English Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B1316) Geodesy, Cartography and Geoinformatics (3646R006) Geoinformatics K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2018/2019 (B2110) Geological Engineering (2101R003) Geological Engineering P English Ostrava 3 Choice-compulsory study plan
2018/2019 (B1316) Geodesy, Cartography and Geoinformatics (3646R006) Geoinformatics K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2018/2019 (B1316) Geodesy, Cartography and Geoinformatics (3646R006) Geoinformatics P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2018/2019 (B1316) Geodesy, Cartography and Geoinformatics (3646R006) Geoinformatics P English Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (B1316) Geodesy, Cartography and Geoinformatics (3646R006) Geoinformatics P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (B1316) Geodesy, Cartography and Geoinformatics (3646R006) Geoinformatics P English Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (B1316) Geodesy, Cartography and Geoinformatics (3646R006) Geoinformatics K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (B2110) Geological Engineering (2101R003) Geological Engineering P English Ostrava 3 Choice-compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B1316) Geodesy, Cartography and Geoinformatics (3646R006) Geoinformatics P English Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B1316) Geodesy, Cartography and Geoinformatics (3646R006) Geoinformatics K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B1316) Geodesy, Cartography and Geoinformatics (3646R006) Geoinformatics P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B2110) Geological Engineering (2101R003) Geological Engineering P English Ostrava 3 Choice-compulsory study plan
2015/2016 (B1316) Geodesy, Cartography and Geoinformatics (3646R006) Geoinformatics P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2015/2016 (B1316) Geodesy, Cartography and Geoinformatics (3646R006) Geoinformatics K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

Occurrence in special blocks

Block nameAcademic yearForm of studyStudy language YearWSType of blockBlock owner
ECTS - FMG 2019/2020 Full-time English Optional 501 - Study Office stu. block
ECTS - FMG 2018/2019 Full-time English Optional 501 - Study Office stu. block
ECTS - FMG 2017/2018 Full-time English Optional 501 - Study Office stu. block