Cartography curriculum
TR-c11Map projections 3
III. grade 2. semester -- Lectures per week: 1+1 -- exam + practice mark -- Credit: 3
Responsible: Györffy János -- Lecturer: Györffy János

Detailed description of the subject
1. week Practising co-ordinate conversion with projections of Hungarian topographic map systems
2. week Practising co-ordinate conversion with projections of international topographic map systems
3. week Methods of projection conversion
4. week Co-ordinate conversion within topographic map systems
5. week Introduction to projection analysis
6. week Projectional references of cartometry
7. week Projection detection measurements on maps
8. week Approximating the indicatrix
9. week Using approximate integrals in distortion calculations
10. week Distortion rates and calculation
11. week Projection detection practice
12. week Projection detection practice
13. week Traditional methods for choosing projections
14. week Characterisation of local and global distortions
15. week Projections with optimal distortions. Modern methods for choosing projections
Recommended reading:
  • Bugayevskiy, L. M. - Snyder, J. P.: Map projections. Taylor & Francis 1995.
  • Hazay I.: Vetülettan. Tankönyvkiadó, Budapest 1964.
  • Karsay F.: Alkalmazott vetülettan Tankönyvkiadó, Budapest 1974.
  • Maling, D. H.: Coordinate Systems and Map projections. Pergamon Press, Oxford 1992.
  • Stegena L.: Vetülettan. Tankönyvkiadó, Budapest 1988.
  • Wagner, K.: Kartographische Netzentwürfe. Bibliographisches Institut, Mannheim 1962.
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