Lorenz Hurni: Catalogue data in Autumn Semester 2018

Name Prof. Dr. Lorenz Hurni
FieldKartographie
Address
Inst. f. Kartografie u. Geoinform.
ETH Zürich, HIL G 24.3
Stefano-Franscini-Platz 5
8093 Zürich
SWITZERLAND
Telephone+41 44 633 30 34
Fax+41 44 633 11 53
E-maillhurni@ethz.ch
URLhttps://www.ethz.ch/de/utils/search.html?persid=35800&pagetype=people&search=hurni&language=de
DepartmentCivil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering
RelationshipFull Professor

NumberTitleECTSHoursLecturers
103-0153-AALCartography II
Enrolment ONLY for MSc students with a decree declaring this course unit as an additional admission requirement.

Any other students (e.g. incoming exchange students, doctoral students) CANNOT enrol for this course unit.
5 credits4RL. Hurni
AbstractBasic knowhow about communication with spatial information by using plans and maps, about the most important design rules and production methods for map graphics.
ObjectiveAcquire basic knowhow about communication with spatial information by using plans and maps, about the most important design rules and production methods for map graphics. Ability to assess existing products with respect to their content-related and design quality. Ability to design proper plans and well designed legends for basic maps.
ContentDefinitions "map" and "cartography", map types, current tasks and situation of cartography, map history, spatial refernce systems, map projections, map conception and workflow planning, map design, analog and digital map production technology, prepress technology, printing technology, topographic maps, map critics.
Lecture notesWill be distributed module by module
LiteratureReferences and other materials will be distributed by the supervisors.
Prerequisites / Noticenone.
103-0214-AALCartography Fundamentals Information
Enrolment ONLY for MSc students with a decree declaring this course unit as an additional admission requirement.

Any other students (e.g. incoming exchange students, doctoral students) CANNOT enrol for this course unit.
5 credits4RL. Hurni
AbstractIntroduction and basics in mathematics of geometric geo-objects in the three-dimensional space (with exercises).
ObjectiveBasics, structures and processes in modern geovisualisation and computer graphics.
Exercises in 2D and 3D computer graphics with software from desktop publishing, GIS, and computer visualisation.
Lecture notesReferences and other materials will be distributed by the supervisors.
103-0214-00LCartography Fundamentals5 credits4GL. Hurni
AbstractBasic knowhow about communication with spatial information by using plans and maps, about the most important design rules and production methods for map graphics.
ObjectiveAcquire basic knowhow about communication with spatial information by using plans and maps, about the most important design rules and production methods for map graphics. Ability to assess existing products with respect to their content-related and design quality. Ability to design proper plans and well designed legends for basic maps.
ContentDefinitions "map" and "cartography", map types, current tasks and situation of cartography, map history, spatial refernce systems, map projections, map conception and workflow planning, map design, analog and digital map production technology, prepress technology, printing technology, topographic maps, map critics.
Lecture notesWill be distributed module by module
Literature- Grünreich, Dietmar; Hake, Günter und Liqiu Meng (2002): Kartographie, 8. Auflage, Verlag W. de Gruyter, Berlin
- Mäder, Charles (2000): Kartographie für Geographen, Geographica Bernensia, Geographisches Institut der Universität Bern, Nr. U22. OUT OF PRINT!
- Robinson, Arthur et al. (1995): Elements of Cartography, 6th edition, John Wiley & Sons, New York, ISBN 0-471-55579-7
- Wilhelmy, Herbert (2002): Kartographie in Stichworten, 7. Auflage, Bornträger, ISBN 3-443-03112-9
- Gurtner, Martin (2010): Karten lesen, Handbuch zu den Landeskarten. 2. Aufl., SAC-Verlag, ISBN 978-3-85902-289-8
Prerequisites / NoticeFurther information at http://www.karto.ethz.ch/studium/lehrangebot.html
103-0227-00LCartography III Information 5 credits4GL. Hurni
AbstractBasic methods, technologies, scripting, and systems for interactive web mapping projects and in the internet cartography.
ObjectiveGain knowledge about basic methods, technologies, scripting, and systems for interactive web mapping projects. Assessment of existing products regarding production methods. Definition of useful methods for Web-based map projects.
Content- Web mapping
- Web Map Services (WMS)
- User Interface design
- Symbolisation
- Programming
- JavaScript
- Debugging
- Map production using GIS data
- 3D applications in cartography
Lecture notesOwn script and instructions will be distributed.
Literature- Grünreich, Dietmar, Hake, Günter and Liqiu Meng (2002): Kartographie, 8. Auflage, Verlag W. de Gruyter, Berlin
- Robinson, Arthur et al. (1995): Elements of Cartography, 6th edition, John Wiley & Sons, New York, ISBN 0-471-55579-7
- Jones, Christopher (1997): Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and Computer Cartography, Longman, Harlow, ISBN 0-582-04439-1
- Stoll, Heinz (2001): Computergestützte Kartografie, SGK-Publikation Nr. 15 (siehe www.kartographie.ch)
Prerequisites / NoticePrerequisites: Kartografie I; Kartografie II; Thematische Kartografie
Further information at http://www.karto.ethz.ch/studium/lehrangebot.html
103-0240-00LCartography Seminar4 credits9SL. Hurni
AbstractIndependent scholarly piece based on up-to-date papers, text books, and internet sources.
The thematic topic will be defined together with the supervision in the beginning.
ObjectiveAnalysis and evaluation of text and other sources; structuring and writing a concise and reader-friendly seminar Report.
ContentGerman
Lecture notesAn information sheet will be distributed in the beginning by the supervisor.
LiteratureText references and internet sources will be distributed in the beginning by the supervisor.
Prerequisites / NoticeCartography I
103-0241-00LCartography Lab 16 credits13SL. Hurni
AbstractIndependent practical work in cartography
ObjectiveIndependent practical work in cartography
ContentChoice of theme upon individual agreement
Prerequisites / NoticeGerman or English
103-0242-00LCartography Lab 28 credits17SL. Hurni
AbstractIndependent practical work in cartography
ObjectiveIndependent practical work in cartography
ContentChoice of theme upon individual agreement
Prerequisites / NoticeGerman or English
103-0245-01LThematic Cartography Information 2 credits2GL. Hurni
AbstractThematic map types (focus on quantitative information), analysis of themes and application, base maps, generalisation
ObjectiveKnowing of most important thematic map types.
Ability to design adequate thematic maps from statistical data.
ContentThematic map types (focus on quantitative information)
Analysis of themes and application using adequate structural types
Use of adequates base maps
Generalisation of thematic maps
Dynamic thematic maps
Lecture notesWill be distributed.
Literature- Grünreich, Dietmar; Hake, Günter und Liqiu Meng (2002): Kartographie, 8. Auflage, Verlag W. de Gruyter, Berlin
- Mäder, Charles (2000): Kartographie für Geographen, Geographica Bernensia, Geographisches Institut der Universität Bern, Nr. U22. OUT OF PRINT!
- Wilhelmy, Herbert (2002): Kartographie in Stichworten, 7. Auflage, Bornträger, ISBN 3-443-03112-9
- Terry A. Slocum, Terry et al. (2004): Thematic Cartography and Geographic Visualization. 2nd ed. Prentice Hall, ISBN 0130351237
Prerequisites / NoticePrerequisite: Cartography Introduction
Further information at http://www.karto.ethz.ch/studium/lehrangebot.html
103-0747-00LCartography Lab Information 6 credits13AL. Hurni
AbstractIndependent practical work in cartography
ObjectiveIndependent practical work in cartography
ContentChoice of theme upon individual agreement
Prerequisites / NoticeGerman or English
Further information at http://www.karto.ethz.ch/studium/lehrangebot.html
103-0817-00LGeomatics Seminar Restricted registration - show details 4 credits2SM. Rothacher, K. W. Axhausen, A. Geiger, A. Grêt-Regamey, L. Hurni, M. Raubal, K. Schindler, A. Wieser
AbstractIntroduction to general scientific working methods and skills in the core fields of geomatics. It includes a literature study, a review of one of the articles, a presentation and a report about the literature study.
ObjectiveLearn how to search for literature, how to write a scientific report, how to present scientific results, and how to critically read and review a scientific article
ContentA list of themes for the literature study are made availabel at the beginning of the semester. A theme can be selected based on a moodle.
Prerequisites / NoticeAgreement with one of the responsible Professors is necessary