Cartography and Geovisualisation

15 points

Not offered 2023, offered in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

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This course provides a theoretical grounding in the various ways in which geographic information can be visualised. Beyond the conventional map display, alternate representations, interfaces to geographic data, visual exploration of datasets and cartographic generalisation will be covered. The course will provide an introduction to the concepts, principles, theories and applied components of Digital Cartography and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).


Entry subject to the approval of the Programme Director, GIS. RP: GEOG205, GISC401, GISC404, GISC406

Recommended Preparation