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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
HRT203 Cartography 927006 2 3 5
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Be knowledgeable about cartography and map projections.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Derya ÖZTÜRK
Learning Outcomes
  1. Understand the basic concepts of cartography.
  2. Solve problems in the field of cartography.
  3. Learn about new developments in cartography.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Koçak, E., 1984. Harita Projeksiyonları, KTÜ Yayınları, Genel Yayın No: 81 , Trabzon.
Uçar, D., İbbüker, C. ve Bildirici, Ö., 2004. Matematiksel Kartoğrafya, Atlas Yayın Dağıtım, İstanbul.
Maling, D. H., 1992. Coordinate Systems and Map Projections, 2nd edition, Pergamon Press, Oxford.
Clarke, K. C., 1995. Analytical and Computer Cartography, Prentice Hall, Englewood Clifs, New Jersey.
BEKTAŞ S., 2009, Pratik Jeodezi,OMÜ yayını, Samsun
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
The shape and size of the Earth; Reference surfaces for the Earth; Spherical models for the Earth. Planar models for the Earth. An introduction to map projections. Deformations in map projections. Equidistant, equal area and conform projections. Azimuthal projections; Gnomonic and stereographic projections. Cylindrical projections. Gauss-Krüger projection. Distance, angle and area reductions in map projections. UTM projection. Conic projections. Cartography: Basic concepts.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Shape of the earth, and the coordinate system, Classification of projections.
2.Coordinate Systems is defined shape of the earth.
3.Deformations Projection Equations.
4.Ortodrom and Loksodrom Curve.
5.Sphere on the Area Calculation.
6.Azimuthal Projection.
7.Azimuthal Projection.
8.Cylindrical Projection.
9.Cylindrical Projection.
11.Conical Projection.
12.Conical Projection.
13.Gauss-Kruger Projection.
14.UTM projection.
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14342
Self Study14342
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11515
Individual Study for Final Examination12323