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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Digital Cartography

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D55DMK_EN ZK 2P
Lecturer:
Tomáš Janata (guarantor)
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Supervisor:
Department of Geomatics
Synopsis:

Application of digital methods in creation of cartographic outputs. Data sources and their availability, database of geographic data in the Czech Republic and in European and international context. Principles of creating topographic and thematic maps, using map creation software. Theoretical aspects of digital cartography. Cartographic outputs from GIS focusing on modern methods of visualization of spatial phenomena. Web cartography, cloud technologies, web services and applications.

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Základní:

[1] Slocum, T. A., et al.: Thematic cartography and geovisualization. Prentice Hall, 2008.

[2] Voženílek, V.: Cartography for GIS. Geovisualization and Map Communication. PřF Univerzity Palackého Olomouc, 2005.

[3] Brewer, C.A.: Designing better maps. Esri Press, 2005.

Doporučená:

[4] Dykes, J., MacEachren, A.M., Kraak, M.-J.(eds.): Exploring geovisualization. ICA – Elsevier, 2005.

[5] Kraak, M.-J-., Brown, A. (eds.): Web cartography: developments and prospects. Taylor & Francis, 2001.

[6] Knowles, A.K. (ed.): Placing history – How maps, spatial data, and GIS are changing historical scholarship. Esri Press, 2008.

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