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Politecnico di Torino
Academic Year 2009/10
01ESCEH
Cartography
1st degree and Bachelor-level of the Bologna process in Territorial, Urban And Environmental Planning - Torino
Teacher Status SSD Les Ex Lab Tut Years teaching
Rinaudo Fulvio ORARIO RICEVIMENTO O2 ICAR/06 48 40 0 0 3
SSD CFU Activities Area context
ICAR/06 4 A - Di base Rappresentazione
Objectives of the course
This course wants to give students the main technical-engineering skills on cartography, also using some of the most modern technologies;

analysing territorial representation instruments, using cartography;

use of modern technologies for management of territorial information, through GIS instruments and urbanistic applications.
Expected skills
Reading and interpretation of cartography;

Skills in analysing territorial data, through cartographic instruments;

Use of CAD/GIS.
Prerequisites
This course starts "from the beginning", focusing on territorial representation and cartography.
Syllabus
Fundamentals of geodesy: earth shape, meaning of reference surface;

Cartography: representation of an ellipsoid in a plane, main cartographic representations, ufficial Italian cartography, classification;

Instruments and methods to measure alges, distances and differences in level; theory of measures; survey;

Satellite geodesy: artificial satellites; GPS system; applications; air-photogrammetry; analogical, analitical and digital instruments;

Remote sensing: physical concepts, satellite remote sensing (LANDSAT, SPOT, IKONOS, etc); digital elaboration of images; applications;

modern cartographic supports: raster maps, vector maps, DTM, digital orthoimages; Regional Technical Numerical Map of Piedmont;

Information territorial systems and thematic carthography; IntesaGIS;

From drawing to GIS: fundamentals of topology, introduction to GIS, etc.
Laboratories and/or exercises
Methodology for the survey of topographic quantities and GPS measures;

cartographic analysis.

Programma provvisorio per l'A.A.2005/06
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