GeoEngine - Geomatics Engineering (Master of Science)

Thematic Cartography

Winter semester (mandatory) Module 6

Course of Study: GeoEngine -  Geomatics Engineering  (Master of Science)
Semester: 3rd Semester (WS)
Module 6 41250 - Representation of Geodata
Course contents: Basics of cartography, analysis for information systems requirements (focus on thematic maps), scientific cartography, cognitive maps, structure of the geo-data market, cost structures for the generation of maps, techniques for homogenizing data sets (matching and merging), map design, animated maps, thematic maps for individual and public transport.
Recommended Textbooks:
  • Kraak, M.-J. / Ormeling, F. J. (2003): Cartography, Visualization of Spatial Data. 2nd Edition. Harlow, Pearson.
  • Taylor, D.R.F (Ed.) 1998): Policy Issues in Modern Cartography, Volume 3 in Modern Cartography Series (ed. and contributor), Oxford, Pergamon.
Further Information: The Communication and administration of this course is done via the ILIAS platform. Please see the ILIAS-Platform of the University of Stuttgart


Lecturer: Dr.-Ing. Li Zhang
Semester load: 1 SWS
Course ID: 32 4125030
Room: Online – Self study
Time: --  
Start: from 02.11.2020 to 22.02.2021


Tutor: N.N.
Semester load: 1 SWS
Course ID: 32 4125040
Room: Online – Self study
Time: --
Start: from 09.11.2020 to 15.02.2021
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