Cartography curriculum
TR-c30 Map systems
III. grade 2. semester -- Lectures per week: 2+0 -- exam -- Credit: 2
Responsible: Zentai László -- Lecturer: Zentai László

Detailed description of the subject
1. week Historical overview
2. week The first military survey
3. week The second military survey
4. week The third military survey
5. week The fourth military survey and the beginnings of independent Hungarian cartography
6. week Topographic mapping in World war II and in 1950s
7. week 1:10000 scale topographic map for the national economy. National and international sheet numbering
8. week The Gauss-Krüger projection system and UTM
9. week Military topographic maps 1 (projection, sheet numbering, derived maps)
10. week Military topographic maps 2 (legend)
11. week Uniform National Map System 1 (projection, sheet numbering, derived maps)
12. week Uniform National Map System 2 (legend)
13. week Overview of topographic maps in neighbouring countries
14. week Topographic map systems in selected foreign countries (Germany, Finland, Spain, the Netherlands)
15. week Consultation
Recommended reading:
  • Topográfiai térképek szabályzatai
  • Rolf Böhme: Inventory of World Topographic Mapping
  • Parry-Perkins: World Mapping Today
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