Cartographic projections and geodesy

lgeo1242  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Cartographic projections and geodesy
Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
4 credits
30.0 h + 15.0 h
van Ypersele de Strihou Jean-Pascal;
Main themes
The course's goal is to teach the futur geographs to build a geographical map and to use it correctly. It contains: 1. - an overview of the methods of topography which given the dimensions and relative positions of particularities of the field that we want to put into place. 2. - showing the representation modes or "cartographic projections", their definition formulas, their properties, the deformations that they come with, the way to build them graphically or by calculation.
Teaching materials
  • matériel sur moodle
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [120] in Geography : General

Master [120] in Geography : Climatology

Master [60] in Geography : General

Additionnal module in Geography

Minor in Geography