CE1002 Cartography Syllabus

CE1002 CARTOGRAPHY 3 0 0 100


OBJECTIVE
At the end of the course the student will posses knowledge about Cartographic Concepts.

1. INTRODUCTION 9
Cartography today - Nature of Cartography - History of Cartography - Graticules - Cartometry.

2. EARTH 9
Earth-Map Relations - Basic Geodesy - Map Projections, Scale, Reference and Coordinate system - Transformation - Basic Transformation - Affin Transformation.

3. SOURCES OF DATA 9
Sources of data - Ground Survey and Positioning - Remote Sensing data collection - Census and sampling - data - Models for digital cartographic information, Map digitizing.

4. PERCEPTION AND DESIGN 9
Cartographic design - Color theory and models - Color and pattern creation and specification - Color and pattern - Typography and lettering the map - Map compilation.

5. CARTOGRAPHY ABSTRACTION 9
Selection and Generalisation Principles - Symbolisation - Topographic and thematic maps - Map production and Reproduction - Map series.

TOTAL : 45

TEXT BOOKS
1. R.W. ANSON and F.J. ORMELING, Basic Cartography for students and Technicians. Vol. I, II and III, Elsevrir Applied Science Publishers 2nd Edition, 1994.
2. ARTHUR, H. ROBINSON Et al Elements of Cartography, Sixth Edition, John Wiley and Sons, 1995.
3. John Campbell, Introductory Cartography Second Edition, 1994. Wm.C. Brown Publishers.
4. M.J.Kraak and F.J. Ormeling, Cartography: Visualisation and spatial data. Prentice Hall – 1996.
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