Basics of geodesy, cartography and GIS WS-AR-PGiKdA
Course provides an introduction to issues related to the field of geodesy and cartography in the range corresponding to the needs of the modern archaeologist. Issues to be covered include both types and map reading, measuring and surveying equipment, as well as issues relating to the concept of the frontiers and the borders or mapping imaginary worlds. Part of the course is practical (eg, work with basic surveying equipment).
Student participation in the classes: 30 hours
Time to prepare a presentation, essey and to repare for classes: 30 hours
Total number of hours: 60 - 2 ECTS
Learning outcome code/codes
Student activity / workload in hours:
participation in the classes - 30 hours
time to prepare a presentation - 10 hours
time to write an essay - 10 hours
preparation for classes - 10 hours
TOTAL HOURS - 60
NUMBER OF ECTS - 60 HOURS = 2 ECTS
Assessment: 1. active participation in classes (allowed are two absences, the third - even justified, requires additional test) 2. practical work in groups, that involved the creation of map in CAD/GIS environment and based on students' own field survey
Grade 2 (insufficient) student does not have the basic knowledge, skills and competences in the field of the basics of surveying and mapping.
Grade 3 (sufficient), student has a basic knowledge, skills and competencies in the above range
Grade 4 (good) has particular knowledge, skills and competencies in the above range and correctly understands issues of the basics of surveying and mapping, is able to formulate opinions and discuss a given topic
Grade 5 (very good), the student moves freely within the above mentioned areas.
Brotton J. 2012. A History of the World in Twelve Maps, Penguine Books: London
Łyszkowicz S. 2008. Podstawy geodezji, Oficyna Wydawnicza Politechniki Warszawskiej: Warszawa
Pasławski J. (red.. 2010. Wprowadzenie do kartografii i topografii, Wydawnictwo Nowa Era, Wrocław
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