103-0227-00L  Cartography III

SemesterAutumn Semester 2020
LecturersL. Hurni
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


103-0227-00 GCartography III4 hrs
Mon12:45-16:30HIL G 22 »
L. Hurni

Catalogue data

AbstractThis course introduces concepts and techniques in 3D cartography and web application development. Practical experience will be gained in a map project.
ObjectiveStudents acquire general knowledge about the foundations and best practices in 3D cartography and modern web application development. They learn to plan, design and implement an interactive and animated 3D web map.
Content- 3D cartography
- Web mapping
- Data processing
- Animations and interactions
- Map and UI design
- Web application development
- Programming (JavaScript)
Lecture notesHandouts of the lectures and exercise documents are available on Moodle.
Prerequisites / NoticeCartography II or Introduction to Web Cartography Part 1+2 (MOOC) or similar knowledge in mapping with JavaScript.

MOOCs on Web Cartography
Part 1: Link
Part 2: Link

Further information at Link

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
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 examination- Exercises including project and presentation as well as short test are graded.
- Details and weighting will be announced at the beginning of the course.

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