Digital Cartography

Master of Geographic Information Systems in Planning and Territory Management
6 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 45,0 TP

- Rita Ribeiro de Carvalho Ferreira Anastácio
- Inês Domingues Serrano

Not Apply

Theoretical knowledge on information and cartographic representation and referral systems, the practical means, in digital format, simulate the altitude of the terrain, running processes geo-referenced proceeding with the acquisition and manipulation of information knowledge.

Cartography and cartometria; planimetry measurements on the chart
Digital terrain modeling, altimetry, calculation of volumes.
Cartographic referencing; geodetic and cartographic coordinates.
cartographic data
Creation of thematic maps
Crossing cartographic information
Scanning for information

Evaluation Methodology
The final grade is calculated as the arithmetic average of three ratings, a result of continuous assessment through practical assignments during class and the other two resulting from tests of theoretical and practical final evaluation.

- Casaca, J. e Matos, J. e Baio, M. (2001). Topografia Geral. Lisboa: Lidel
- Matos, J. (2005). Fundamentos de Informação Geográfica. Lisboa: Lidel
- IGEOE, . (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