103-0227-00L  Cartography III

SemesterAutumn Semester 2018
LecturersL. Hurni
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


103-0227-00 GCartography III
Bei Bedarf wird die Vorlesung mit mündlichen Zusammenfassungen und Glossaren im Skript in Englisch ergänzt.
4 hrs
Mon12:45-16:30HIL G 22 »
L. Hurni

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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

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Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits5 credits
ExaminersL. Hurni
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.
Additional information on mode of examinationÜbungen inkl. Übungsberichte sowie Kurztest werden benotet. Gewichtung wird zu Beginn der LV bekanntgegeben.

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