Digital Cartography

Master of Geographic Information Systems in Planning and Territory Management

6 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 45,0 TP


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Knowledge of the history of cartographic representations and relevance of cartography in urban planning and territorial management.
Theoretical knowledge related to cartographic information and representation, as well as reference systems. Methods of execution of georeferencing processes, acquisition and manipulation of geographic information.

Cartography concept
The cartographic representations of the city
Mapping in urban planning
Coordinated Coordinate Systems
Cartographic data
Creation of thematic maps
Digitization of information
Map Georeferencing

Evaluation Methodology
Research report (30%)
Theoretical assessment test (30%)
Practical assessment test (40%)

- Casaca, J. e Matos, J. e Baio, M. (2001). Topografia Geral. Lisboa: Lidel
- Matos, J. (2005). Fundamentos de Informação Geográfica. Lisboa: Lidel
(2000). Noções Gerais de Geodesia. Lisboa: IGEOE
- Gaspar, J. (2000). Cartas e projecções cartográficas. Lisboa: Lidel

Method of interaction
Presencial. Theoretical and practical application to individual subjects using computer resources. They also foster the autonomous working of the student in performing the exercises.

Software used in class
Autocad, ArcGis