Basics of Thematic Cartography

Basics of Thematic Cartography

Study Cycle: 1

Lectures: 30

Seminars: 0

Tutorials: 30

ECTS credit: 5

Lecturer(s): asist. Bobovnik Nejc, doc. dr. Rogelj Boštjan, izr. prof. dr. Repe Blaž

• introduction to cartography,
• history of cartography and geographical visualization,
• general cartography and cartographic projections,
• basics of graphic design,
• use of GNSS technology in geographical work,
• thematic cartography:
? information aspects of cartographic communication,
? cartographic sources,
? map design,
? basics of using the selected geoinformation software tool (ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online or QGIS)
? introduction to the production of maps with the help of geoinformation tools,
? independent preparation and production of a thematic map.