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126.068 Thematic cartography for RPL
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2011S, VU, 1.5h, 2.0EC


  • Semester hours: 1.5
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise

Aim of course

The course explains how to understand and use the maps to obtain information about a wide variety of geoobjects in consideration of data analysis, scale dependence and perceptive parameters. Through short thematic problems you obtain the procurement of selected cartography-content and you get an insight into general principles of cartographic methodology.

Subject of course

Thematic cartography - Map design: signature, diagram, - Data-level (nominal, ordinal, metric) - Characteristics of geo-objects (quality, quantity) - Data analysis, data distribution - Cartographic modelling (generalisation, visualisation) - Map form (analytical, complex-analytical, synthetical) 3. Map editing



Examination modalities

Permanentes Prüfen im Übungsbereich der LVA an Hand von Arbeitsblätter Beurteilung an Hand von 2 Tests und 2 komplexen themastischen Datenvisualisierungen.

Group dates

G1 Gruppe A, Dienstag 15:00 bis 16:30Tue15:00 - 16:3001.03.2011 - 30.06.2011Seminarraum 126 LECHTHALER
G2 Gruppe B, Donnerstag 14:30 bis 16:00Thu14:30 - 16:0003.03.2011 - 30.06.2011Seminarraum 126 LECHTHALER
G3 Gruppe C, Freitag 09:00 bis 10:30Fri09:00 - 10:3004.03.2011 - 30.06.2011Seminarraum 126 LECHTHALER
G4 Gruppe D, Freitag 11:00 bis 12:30Fri11:00 - 12:3004.03.2011 - 30.06.2011Seminarraum 126 LECHTHALER

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
24.01.2011 10:00 28.02.2011 23:59 31.03.2011 00:00

Registration modalities

TISS Ort: Persönliche Eintragung in die TISS-Gruppen (max. 33 StudentInnen/Gruppe). BEGINN DER LVA IN DER 9. WO, SEM126 - "Forschungsgruppe KARTOGRAPHIE", 1.Stock, Erzherzog-Johann Pl. 1, 1040 Wien.

Group Registration

GroupRegistration FromTo
G1 Gruppe A, Dienstag 15:00 bis 16:3024.01.2011 00:0028.02.2011 23:59
G2 Gruppe B, Donnerstag 14:30 bis 16:0024.01.2011 00:0028.02.2011 23:59
G3 Gruppe C, Freitag 09:00 bis 10:3024.01.2011 00:0028.02.2011 23:59
G4 Gruppe D, Freitag 11:00 bis 12:3024.01.2011 00:0028.02.2011 23:59


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
033 240 Regional Planning and Development Mandatory2. Semester
630 Spatial Planning Mandatory2. Semester


Lecture notes for this course are available. Ist im IT zu laden (Passwort in der LVA!) . Hake, G., D.Grünreich, L.Meng: Kartographie, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter. 8. Auflage Bollmann, J., W.G. Koch: Lexikon der Kartographie und Geomatik, Berlin: Spektrum. Dent, B.D. (1996): Cartography, Thematic Map Design. USA, Times Mirror Higher Education Group. Krygier, J. & D. Wood (2005): Making Maps, a Vsual Guide to Map Design for GIS. New York, Guilford Press. MacEachren, A.M. & Taylor,D.R.F. (1994): Visualization in Modern Cartography. Oxford, Elsevier Science. Robinson, A:H: & Morrison, J.L. (1995): Elements of cartography. N.York, John Wiley&Sons. Wood, C.H. & Keller (Hrsg) (1996): Cartographic Design: Theoretical and Practical Perspectives. Chichester, John