Cartography and Geographic Information Systems

TeSP - Segurança e Proteção Civil
6 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 60,0 TP


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Understanding the nature of geographic information. Use of GIS software, to practice creating spatial databases, data processing techniques, with the purpose of representing, manipulating data territorial nature in the context of civil protection.

1. Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
2. Introduction to Cartography
3. Coordinate Systems and Portuguese Cartography
4. Input and Output
5. Construction of maps
6. Features of a GIS

Evaluation Methodology
20% Working Group. presentation
30% Proof Theory
50% Trial
40% Proof Theory
60% Trial
Minimum score on each valuation point:8

- Matos, J. (2008). Fundamentos de Informação Geográfica. (Vol. 1). Lisboa: LIDEL
- Julião (Coord.), R. (0). Guia metodológico para a produção de cartografia municipal de risco e para a criação de sistemas de informação geográfica de base municipal.Acedido em15 de outubro de 2015 em

Method of interaction
Theoretical exposition concepts, linked to practical applications in GIS.

Software used in class