Course: Field Work in Cartography and Topography

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Course title Field Work in Cartography and Topography
Course code KGE/KTP
Organizational form of instruction Tutorial
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
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)
  • Posová Darina, RNDr. Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Kopp Jan, RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Topographical map. Chosen methods of horizontal and vertical surveying. The field work includes: usage of GPS technology, practical skills of surveying.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Skills demonstration, Individual study, Field trip
  • Preparation for laboratory testing; outcome analysis (1-8) - 8 hours per semester
  • Undergraduate study programme term essay (20-40) - 20 hours per semester
  • Practical training (number of hours) - 24 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
to have of geograpical and mathematic knowledges accordant with a level of high school.
professional skills
to be able apply topographical and mathematic skills accordant with a level of high school.
general eligibility
N/A
N/A
N/A
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
to explain the basic methods of the topographic mapping
to know the GPS technology
professional skills
to know to apply chosen methods of topograpic mapping and to be able to utilize them in the field work
to be able to process and visualize the measured data
general eligibility
N/A
N/A
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Field trip
Skills demonstration
Individual study
professional skills
Field trip
Skills demonstration
Individual study
general eligibility
Field trip
Individual study
assessment methods
professional knowledge
Skills demonstration during field trip
Seminar work
professional skills
Skills demonstration during field trip
Seminar work
general eligibility
Skills demonstration during field trip
Recommended literature
  • Novotná, Marie, Čechurová, Monika a Bouda, Jakub. Geografické informační systémy ve školách. Praha, 2012. ISBN 978-80-7380-385-8.
  • Pyšek, Jiří. Kartografie a topografie. [Díl] II., Topografie . Plzeň, 1995. ISBN 80-7043-150-4.
  • Pyšek, Jiří. Kartografie a topografie. I, Kartografie. 3. nezm. vyd. Plzeň : Západočeská univerzita, 1999. ISBN 80-7082-522-7.
  • Steiner, Ivo; Černý, Jiří. GPS od A do Z. 3., aktualiz. vyd. Praha : eNav, 2004. ISBN 80-239-3314-0.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Economics Economic and Regional Geography (2013) Geography courses 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Economics Economic and Regional Geography (2015) Geography courses 3 Summer
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Economics Economic and Regional Geography (2017) Geography courses 3 Summer
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer