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Cartography 1

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
155KAR1 Z,ZK 5 2P+2C Czech
Garant předmětu:
Jiří Cajthaml
Lecturer:
Jiří Cajthaml
Tutor:
Jiří Cajthaml, František Mužík
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. Non-true 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. Non-true 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 978-0-471-55579-7.

Note:
Time-table for winter semester 2023/2024:
Time-table is not available yet
Time-table for summer semester 2023/2024:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
roomTH:C-221

12:00–13:50
(lecture parallel1)
Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
C221
Tue
Wed
Thu
roomTH:B-973

13:00–14:50
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.101)

Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
B973
roomTH:B-973

15:00–16:50
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.102)

Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
B973
Fri
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