Cartography 1
Code  Completion  Credits  Range  Language 

155KAR1  Z,ZK  5  2P+2C  Czech 
 Course guarantor:
 Jiří Cajthaml
 Lecturer:
 Tutor:
 Supervisor:
 Department of Geomatics
 Synopsis:

The importance of mathematical cartography. Reference surfaces and coordinate systems. Cartographic distortions. Classification of cartographic representations. Representation of an ellipsoid on a sphere. Simple conic, cylindrical and azimuthal representations. Irregular, polyconic, polyhedral and general representations. An overview of representations used in the Czech Republic and worldwide. Selection, identification and evaluation of displays. Reference coordinate systems in GIS.
 Requirements:

no prerequisities
 Syllabus of lectures:

1. The importance of mathematical cartography. Reference surfaces. Coordinate systems. Important curves.
2. Cartographic representations. Longitudinal distortion. Conformity conditions.
3. Azimuth and angle distortion. Principal rays. Area distortion. Distortion at known main rays.
4. Classification of views. Simple displays. Representation of an ellipsoid on a sphere.
5. Cone representations equidistant, equivalent, conformal.
6. Cylindrical representations equidistant, equivalent, conformal. Cylindrical projections. Azimuthal projections. Azimuthal
projections.
7. Imagery used in CR territory. Cassini imaging. Krovak display.
8. Representations used in the CR. Gaussian representation of the ellipsoid in meridional bands. UTM representation.
9. Nontrue conic, azimuthal and cylindrical representations. Their modifications.
10. Polyconic views. Unclassified displays. Polyhedral applications.
11. Selection, use and identification of displays. Evaluation of imaging. Criteria for optimizing views.
12. Reference coordinate systems in GIS. JTSK/05.
13. Overview of views used in practice. Transformation of plane coordinates.
 Syllabus of tutorials:

1. The importance of mathematical cartography. Reference surfaces. Coordinate systems. Important curves.
2. Cartographic representations. Longitudinal distortion. Conformity conditions.
3. Azimuth and angle distortion. Principal rays. Area distortion. Distortion at known main rays.
4. Classification of views. Simple displays. Representation of an ellipsoid on a sphere.
5. Cone representations equidistant, equivalent, conformal.
6. Cylindrical representations equidistant, equivalent, conformal. Cylindrical projections. Azimuthal projections. Azimuthal
projections.
7. Imagery used in CR territory. Cassini imaging. Krovak display.
8. Representations used in the CR. Gaussian representation of the ellipsoid in meridional bands. UTM representation.
9. Nontrue conic, azimuthal and cylindrical representations. Their modifications.
10. Polyconic views. Unclassified displays. Polyhedral applications.
11. Selection, use and identification of displays. Evaluation of imaging. Criteria for optimizing views.
12. Reference coordinate systems in GIS. JTSK/05.
13. Overview of views used in practice. Transformation of plane coordinates.
 Study Objective:

The student should understand the basics of mathematical cartography.
 Study materials:

?Robinson, Arthur H. a kol.: Elements of Cartography, 6th Edition. Wiley, 2016. ISBN 9780471555797.
 Note:
 Further information:
 No timetable has been prepared for this course
 The course is a part of the following study plans:

 Geodézie a kartografie (compulsory course)
 Geodézie a kartografie (compulsory course)