Course: Cartography and Topography

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Course title Cartography and Topography
Course code KGE/KT
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory, Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Novotná Marie, Doc. RNDr. CSc.
Course content
The course consists of these items: Selected chapters of the history of cartography. Reference surfaces of the Earth. Selected coordinate systems. Cartographic distortion. Principles of cartographic representation. Simple projections - the principle of formation, properties and the use of chosen simple projections. Language and content of a map. Map generalization. Cartographic works today. State map series of the Czech Republic. Fundamental cartographic calculations.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Task-based study method, Individual study, Lecture, Seminar
  • Preparation for formative assessments (2-20) - 20 hours per semester
  • Undergraduate study programme term essay (20-40) - 30 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 30 hours per semester
  • Practical training (number of hours) - 10 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 50 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
to use basic mathematical knowledge at secondary school level
professional skills
to use basic mathematical skills at secondary school level
general eligibility
N/A
N/A
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
to explain the fundamental terms of surveying (geodesy) and cartography
to know the principle of cartographic projection
to know the coordinate systems
to know the genesis, language and content of geographic and topographic maps.
to apply the theoretical knowledge to create a map projection
professional skills
to create a map in a simple map projection
to handle simple map calculations
general eligibility
N/A
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Lecture
Seminar
Task-based study method
Individual study
professional skills
Lecture with visual aids
Practicum
general eligibility
Lecture
Task-based study method
assessment methods
professional knowledge
Written exam
Test
Seminar work
professional skills
Written exam
Test
Seminar work
general eligibility
Test
Written exam
Recommended literature
  • Čapek, Richard; Mikšovský, Miroslav; Mucha, Ludvík. Geografická kartografie. 1. vyd. Praha : Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1992. ISBN 80-04-25153-6.
  • Hojovec, Vladimír. Kartografie : Celost. vysokošk. učebnice pro stavební fak.. 1. vyd. Praha : Geodetický a kartografický podnik, 1987.
  • Kaňok, Jaromír. Tematická kartografie. Vyd. 1. Ostrava : Přírodovědecká fakulta Ostravské univerzity, 1999. ISBN 80-7042-781-7.
  • Kovařík, Jaroslav. Kartografie. Praha : Státní nakladatelství technické literatury, 1964.
  • Novák, Václav; Murdych, Zdeněk. Kartografie a topografie : Celost. vysokošk. učebnice pro stud. přírodověd. a pedagog. fak.. 1. vyd. Praha : SPN, 1988.
  • Pyšek, Jiří. Kartografie a topografie. I, Kartografie. 3. nezm. vyd. Plzeň : Západočeská univerzita, 1999. ISBN 80-7082-522-7.
  • Pyšek, Jiří. Kartografie, kartometrie a matematická geografie v příkladech. . Plzeň , 1995. ISBN 80-7043-150-4 .
  • Široký, V. Základy astronomie v příkladech. 2. vyd. SPN Praha, 1985.
  • Tichý, Otakar. Matematický zeměpis a kartografie : Učebnice pro pedagogické fakulty. Praha : Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1965.
  • Veverka, Bohuslav. Topografická a tematická kartografie 10. Praha, 2001. ISBN 80-01-02381-8 .
  • Voženílek, Vít. Aplikovaná kartografie. I., Tematické mapy. 1. vyd. Olomouc : Přírodovědecká fakulta Univerzity Palackého, 1999. ISBN 80-7067-971-9.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Education Physics in Education (14) Physics courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (14) Informatics courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Biology in Education (13) Biology courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Chemistry in Education (15) Chemistry courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education German Language in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Physical Education in Education (13) Physical education and sport 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Studies in Mathematics (14) Mathematics courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (15) Informatics courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Physical Education in Education (14) Physical education and sport 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (13) Informatics courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Applied Sciences Mathematics for Science (2012) Mathematics courses 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Chemistry in Education (13) Chemistry courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Studies in Mathematics (1) Mathematics courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Economics Economic and Regional Geography (2013) Geography courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Physics in Education (15) Physics courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Physical Education in Education (15) Physical education and sport 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Physics in Education (13) Physics courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Studies in Mathematics (15) Mathematics courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Chemistry in Education (14) Chemistry courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Biology in Education (14) Biology courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education German Language in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Physical Education in Education (1) Physical education and sport 1 Summer
Faculty of Education German Language in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Studies in Mathematics (13) Mathematics courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Economics Economic and Regional Geography (2015) Geography courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Biology in Education (15) Biology courses 1 Summer