120.106 Geodetic and Cartographic Fundaments for Spatial Planing
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021W, VU, 2.5h, 3.0EC
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Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.5
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • LectureTube course
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to

  • Apply the understanding of cartographic principles in theory and practice
  • Create simple map projects in a GIS and make use of data of diverse sources and formats in those projects
  • Understand the geodetic and technological foundations of geodata
  • Engage analytically and critically with maps and cartographic depictions

Subject of course

Contents of the lecture:

  • Introduction, relation to the overall curriculum, prerequisites and goals
  • Cartographic communication model & paradigms of cartography
  • Perceptual and psychological foundations of cartographic communication
  • Coordinate systems, projections, projection parameters, EPSG-codes
  • Coordinate systems and spatial reference systems of particular relevanve for Austria / EU / World
  • Technological foundations of cartographic models, geodata models and -formats
  • Scale and cartographic generalisation
  • Overview of geodetic methods and methods for data collection
  • Semantics and semiotics of cartographic models and visualisations
  • Media-specific Cartography
  • Cartographic products of particular relevance for Austria / EU / World
  • Map layout
  • Critical positions in and towards cartography
  • Outlook, current cartographic research

Contents of the lab:

  • Installation and configuration of the open-source GIS program QGIS
  • Setup of a GIS map project
  • Incorporation of data of diverse formats, spatial reference systems and character encodings
  • Cartographic symbolization
  • Attributes, computing attributes, attribute-dependent symbolization
  • Automatic and manual generalisation
  • Map Layout

Teaching methods

  • Lectures
  • Participatory elements during lectures
  • Lab tutorials (video)
  • Lab assignments for practical application of the learned knowledge

Mode of examination

Written

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Mon13:00 - 15:0011.10.2021 - 24.01.2022EI 3 Sahulka HS - UIW Lecture
Thu17:00 - 18:3004.11.2021 - 16.12.2021EI 3 Sahulka HS - UIW Fragestunde Übung
Geodetic and Cartographic Fundaments for Spatial Planing - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Mon11.10.202113:00 - 15:00EI 3 Sahulka HS - UIW Lecture
Mon18.10.202113:00 - 15:00EI 3 Sahulka HS - UIW Lecture
Mon25.10.202113:00 - 15:00EI 3 Sahulka HS - UIW Lecture
Thu04.11.202117:00 - 18:30EI 3 Sahulka HS - UIW Fragestunde Übung 1
Mon08.11.202113:00 - 15:00EI 3 Sahulka HS - UIW Lecture
Thu18.11.202117:00 - 18:30EI 3 Sahulka HS - UIW Fragestunde Übung 2
Mon22.11.202113:00 - 15:00EI 3 Sahulka HS - UIW Lecture
Thu02.12.202117:00 - 18:30EI 3 Sahulka HS - UIW Fragestunde Übung 3
Mon06.12.202113:00 - 15:00EI 3 Sahulka HS - UIW Lecture
Mon13.12.202113:00 - 15:00EI 3 Sahulka HS - UIW Lecture
Thu16.12.202117:00 - 18:30EI 3 Sahulka HS - UIW Fragestunde Übung 4
Mon10.01.202213:00 - 15:00EI 3 Sahulka HS - UIW Lecture
Mon17.01.202213:00 - 15:00EI 3 Sahulka HS - UIW TEST
Mon24.01.202213:00 - 15:00EI 3 Sahulka HS - UIW No Lecture! (Backup Booking)

Examination modalities

  • 4 lab assignments
  • Multiple-choice test

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
01.10.2021 00:00 18.10.2021 23:59

Group Registration

GroupRegistration FromTo
Fragestunde 3. Übung (2.12.)24.11.2021 00:0002.12.2021 17:00
ONLINE01.10.2021 00:00
PRÄSENZ01.10.2021 00:00

Curricula

Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
033 240 Spatial Planning 1. Semester

Literature

No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

  • Basic familiarity of working with files (creating folders, renaming files etc.)
  • Availability of a computer on which QGIS can be installed (Windows, Mac, Linux) is advantageous - If required, individual lab places can be made available.

Continuative courses

Language

German