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290191 EX Cartographic Field Excursion - Cartographic High Mountain Excursion (2012W)

2.50 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 29 - Geographie
Continuous assessment of course work

Exkursion: DO 21.02.2013 bis DO 28.02.2013


Language: German



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Aims, contents and method of the course

The goal of this 6-day excursion is to demonstrate and experience cartography in a mountainous environment and to broach the spatial issue of modern science within the domain of geoinformation technology. Theoretical methods and practical issues dominate the work during the excursion.
- Theory and praxis of GPS
- Cartographic field inspection and work
- Map comparison and analysis
- Orientation and navigation
- Satellite image utilisation and analysis methods in mountainous regions
- Terrain representation in mountainous regions
- Map related depiction and multi media in mountainous regions


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Association in the course directory

(B11-7.3) (B07-7.3) (MK3-EX) (L-EX)

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