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126.097 Cartographic Interfaces
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2024S, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Online

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to understand Spatial Data Infrastructures, to fill information into the components of a SDI, to conceptualize a service-oriented system and to make spatial data on the web accessible.

Subject of course

  • Requirements for SDI and SOA
  • Geospatial Data Sources
  • SDI
  • SOA requirements
  • Spatial Data on the Web
  • Geo-Management


  • data: geo data standards, data interfaces, spatial data infrastructure, seamless data integration, INSPIRE, APIs (GoogleMaps, VirtualEarth, OpenStreetMap), automated map production and updating
  • map: cartographic communication, interactivity, user and situation adaptive mapping,

Teaching methods

Presentations introduce into the content, use cases and state of the art research. The individual contents are worked out and discussed by using selected exercises.

Mode of examination




Course dates

Fri13:00 - 17:0015.03.2024FH Hörsaal 7 - GEO Cartographic Interfaces
Fri13:00 - 17:0012.04.2024FH Hörsaal 4 Cartographic Interfaces
Fri13:00 - 17:0026.04.2024FH Hörsaal 7 - GEO Cartographic Interfaces
Fri13:00 - 17:0003.05.2024 Zoom Room on TUWEL (LIVE)Cartographic Interfaces
Fri13:00 - 17:0024.05.2024 Zoom Room on TUWEL (LIVE)Cartographic Interfaces
Fri13:00 - 17:0007.06.2024 Zoom Room on TUWEL (LIVE)Cartographic Interfaces
Fri13:00 - 15:0021.06.2024 Zoom Room on TUWEL (LIVE)Cartographic Interfaces
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

Proof of performance is provided with the current exercise examples and a final project work (to the extend of an exercise sheet).

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
05.03.2024 00:00 04.06.2024 12:00


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 200 Cartography Mandatory2. Semester
066 421 Geodesy and Geoinformation Mandatory elective2. Semester
066 440 Spatial Planning Not specified
066 464 Geomatics Engineering and Cartography Mandatory8. Semester
066 566 Environmental Engineering Mandatory elective


Presentation slides will be provided online.