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Cartographic Design

Cartographic Design

Course Number: ERT X104

3 units

One of the first things requested after an analysis is made with a geographic information system (GIS) is a map. This course is an in-depth study of cartographic techniques and methods employed in the creation of maps. Map design and content, design procedures, and production techniques are discussed. The course involves students in:

  • color selection
  • the use of text with maps
  • the creation of a "visual hierarchy" to assist the map reader getting the best out of the map

Thematic and general mapping with the use of GIS data are explored. Cartographic design strategies for both printed maps and web maps are discussed.
 

Available Sections

Starting Jan 26

183ETG002

Starting Jan 26
183ETG002

Course Fees

$495 Early Bird Discount ends on Jan 20
$545 after Jan 20

Instructor

Makram Murad-al-shaikh [ bio ]

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Schedule:

Sat, Sun 8:30 am-5:00 pm
Jan 26 - Jan 27, 2019

Sat, Sun 8:30 am-5:00 pm
Feb 9 - Feb 10, 2019

4 Meetings

Location:

UCR Extension Center

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Section Notes:

Includes materials 

Textbook:

Optional
"Getting to Know ArcGIS for Desktop, for ArcGIS 10.2 and 10.3"
Tim Ormsby
ISBN: 978-1589483828

Prerequisites

ERT 802.2, Introduction to ArcGIS, ERT 808.1, Learning ArcGIS Desktop:A Self-Paced Online Course, or Arc GIS experience and consent of program coordinator.

Available Sections

Riverside

Section No.: 183ETG002

Dates: Jan 26 - Jan 27, 2019

Time: 8:30 am-5:00 pm

Dates: Feb 9 - Feb 10, 2019

Time: 8:30 am-5:00 pm

Instructor: Makram Murad-al-shaikh

Textbook: Optional
"Getting to Know ArcGIS for Desktop, for ArcGIS 10.2 and 10.3"
Tim Ormsby
ISBN: 978-1589483828

Location: UCR Extension Center

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