Thematic Mapping (NOG41O5)

  • Level of study undergraduate studies
  • Teacher: Ph.D. Jasmina Jovanović
  • Subject status: obligatory
  • ECTS: 3
  • Number of classes: 2+2

The goal of Thematic mapping is a quantitative and qualitative research and gaining knowledge about the state and changes of the spatial object matter using a cartographic method.

Modeling of geo-spatial elements in the form of indicators, which are not included in general geographic maps and graphical presentation of the differences in numerical expressions of the specificity of the treated content of the object. Numerical values are purposefully  arranged series.

Theoretical lectures

Thematic cartography, definition; Thematic maps, concept and division; Elements of map quality; Map content structure; Cartographic expressive means; Signs: the morphology of the sign, the cartographic language, the semantics of the cartographic language; Semi-portrait thematic cartography: Types of semi-transparent mapping; Methods of thematic cartography; Geoicon simbology.

Practical lectures

Polar Exposure  of Landform Charts (analytical charts); Map of warm and cold landform exposures (synthesis map); Polar charts of warm and cold exposures; Angles of inclination, tilting gauge, charts: transversal profile, hypsometric curve; Differentiated, comparative and unified form of semi-proportional; ; Method of cartograms; Method of points; Method of signs; Color method.

Lješević M., Živković D.: Kartografija, Geografski fakultet Univerziteta u Beogradu, Beograd, 2001.;

Grupa autora: Kartografija, Vojnogeografski institut, Beograd, 1974.;

Sretenović Lj.: Vidovi semiorazmernog kartografisanja, Zbornik radova GI PMF Univerziteta u Beogradu, sv. XXX i XXXI, Beograd, 1982/1983.;

Sretenović Lj.: Struktura sadržine karte, Zbornik radova X Kongresa geografa Jugoslavije, Srpsko geografsko društvo, Beograd, 1977.

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