Subject: Cartography (17 - GI204B)

Basic Information

Scientific or art field:Geoinformatika
Course specification

Course is active from 01.06.2017..

Basic knowledge about concepts, history and basics of Cartography, about geographic maps and their properties. Introduction of students into the world of cartographic modeling and geospatial visualization.
After successfully mastering the thematic of the subject, the student will be trained with knowledge in the field of Cartography and its products.
Cartography and its tasks. Development and division of Cartography. Map and its properties. Components of the map. Mathematical basis. Basic about cartographic projections. Sizes of maps. The flowing of cartographic mapping. Objects of displays. Names of objects. Types of cartographic displays. Topographic maps. Thematic maps. Atlases. Relief maps. Globes. Data sources. Cartographica. Basic geometric and graphic elements. Cartographic signs. Signature. Diagrams on the map. The color. Letter on the map. Basic about cartographic visualization. Cartographic generalization. Factors that affect cartographic generalization. Basic about cartographic generalization procedures. Cartographic reproduction. Digital production and multiplication procedures. Methods for updating the contents of the maps.
Forms of teaching: lectures; computer exercises; active participation; making tasks.
Robinson, A., and othersElements of Cartography, Sixth Edition2016Publisher: Wiley India; 6th edition (2016); ISBN-10: 9788126524549English
Kraak, M. J., & Ormeling, F.CARTOGRAPHY Third Edition Visualization of Spatial Data2018 Guilford Press, New York, USAEnglish
Borisov, M.Kartografija2018Skripta u rukopisu, Novi Sad, SrbijaSerbian language
Frančula, N.Kartografske projekcije2000Geodetski fakultet Sveučilište Zagreb, HrvatskaCroatian
Course activity Pre-examination ObligationsNumber of points
Exercise attendanceYesYes5.00
Computer excersise defenceYesYes30.00
Coloquium examNoNo25.00
Term paperYesYes15.00
Theoretical part of the examNoYes50.00
Name and surnameForm of classes
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Borisov Mirko
Full Professor

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Bugarinović Željko
Assistant - Master

Computational classes
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Borisov Mirko
Full Professor

Computational classes