|TR-c23||Map editing and design 1|
III. grade 1. semester --
Lectures per week: 1+2 --
exam + practice mark --
Responsible: Márton Mátyás -- Lecturer: Faragó Imre
|Detailed description of the subject|
|1. week|| The beginning of map editing
Theoretical questions of map editing and design Concept of map Scale, classification of maps based on the scale General map types Sources for map editing. The process of mapmaking
|2. week||Print marks, sources
First steps of map editing. The map face. The map model. Main and accessory map. Forming the sheet. Print marks on the map
|3. week||Maps and content of the maps
The content of the map. Aspects of cartographical representation. Map elements . Methods of cartographical representations. Map signs and legend
|4. week||The philosophy of maps, generalisation
Philosophical bearing of maps. Cartographer ethic, responsibility in informing Generalisation. Stages of generalisation. Genaralisation threshold. Generalisation rules
|5. week||Relief and planymetry I.
The relief Contoured relief. Hypsometrical representation. Hillshading. Hydrography.
|6. week||Planymetry II.
Land coverage. Representation of coverage on middle and small scale maps. Boundaries. Representation of border lines
|7. week||Planymetry III.
Elements of transport. Representation of roads. Representation of railways Representation of aviation and shipping. Representation of pipelines and cables
|8. week||Toponymy I.
Parts of toponyms. Requirements in lettering Reference points of toponyms. Toponyms referenced to point-like objects
|9. week||Toponymy II.
Settlement names. Hungarian settlement eponymy Gazetteer. Name usage of neighbouring countries. Orthographical features of neighbouring nations, their cartographical reference.
|10. week||Toponymy III.
Areal names. The region Names of regions based on physical geography, historical geography and ethnography approach. Division of regions, regional approach. Regional approach of the Hungarian and neighbouring nations, their effect on cartographical representation
|11. week||Toponymy IV.
Names of outskirts. Administrational names Names with linear reference
|12. week||Toponymy V. (Cartographical typography)
The role of typography in cartography. Typical properties of characters. Role of font styles in lettering. Choosing fonts for maps
|13. week||Map esthetics, cartographical errors
Map decoration motifs. Relation between decoration and content. Front board of maps. Heraldry and vexillology on maps. Types of cartographical errors
|14. week||Legend realisation (map dissection)
Recognising the legend of geographical maps, defining legend categories
|15. week||Semester riport|