Course: Practice in Cartography and Topography for Economic Geographers

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Course title Practice in Cartography and Topography for Economic Geographers
Course code KGE/KTPE
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Kopp Jan, RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Posová Darina, RNDr. Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Working with topographic and thematic maps. The selected method of topographic mapping and the foundations of the structure of the map. Field part: Mapping the socio-economic elements in the landscape. The use of GPS technology. Practical topographic measurement in the field. Processing and presentation of results.

Learning activities and teaching methods
  • Practical training (number of hours) - 40 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report) (1-10) - 10 hours per semester
  • Team project (50/number of students) - 25 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 4 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
to have of geographical and mathematical knowledges on the high school level.
professional skills
in practice, apply the topographical and mathematical knowledges on the high school level.
general eligibility
N/A
N/A
N/A
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
to explain the basic methods of the topographic and socio-economic 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
Lecture with visual aids
Field trip
Project-based instruction
professional skills
Lecture with visual aids
Field trip
Project-based instruction
general eligibility
Field trip
Project-based instruction
assessment methods
professional knowledge
Project
Skills demonstration during field trip
professional skills
Project
Skills demonstration during field trip
Group presentation at a seminar
general eligibility
Skills demonstration during field trip
Recommended literature
  • ČAPEK, Richard, MIKŠOVSKÝ, Miroslav, MUCHA, Ludvík. Geografická kartografie. Praha, 1922. ISBN 80-04-25153-6.
  • KONEČNÝ, Milan, KAPLAN, Věroslav, KEPRTOVÁ, Kateřina, PODHRÁZSKÝ, Zbyšek, STACHOŇ, Zdeněk, TAJOVSKÁ, Kateřina. Kartografie a geoinformatika. Multimediální učebnice. Brno.
  • Novotná, Marie, Čechurová, Monika a Bouda, Jakub. Geografické informační systémy ve školách. Praha, 2012. ISBN 978-80-7380-385-8.
  • Portella, Adriana. Visual pollution : advertising, signage and environmental quality. Farnham : Ashgate, 2013. ISBN 978-0-7546-7534-1.
  • 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.
  • Reicher, Christa. Städtebauliches Entwerfen. 2nd ed. Wiesbaden : Vieweg, 2013. ISBN 978-3-8348-2645-9.
  • 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 (2017) Geography courses 1 Summer