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LSGI2280A Mapping

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2018-08-25

Professor: Kent LAM


Course Description
Map. This subject without a very good focus unlike cartography mainly focus on thematic mapping, but it equip you with enough information for future.
Assessment
Lab, MC phase test and exam.
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2019-08-10

Professor: WANG, Shuo S


Course Description
LSGI2280A=LSGI2281
Assessment
40% worksheet 10% mc test 50% final exam
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2018-08-25

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Course Description
mapping skills and sketching
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2018-08-25

Professor: Kent LAM


Course Description
A. Map concepts

The reduction of the real world to the symbolic, history of maps, data sources used to create maps, scale, grid, direction, elevation and projection. Raster, vector, hard copy and digital maps.

B. Hong Kong map systems

Topographic series (1:1000, 1:5000, 1:20000, 1:50000 & 1:100000), countryside series, geological series, map indexing system.

C. The concept of map scale

The concept of scale, its representation, influence of scale on map detail, map generalisation.

D. Creation of a simple plan / large-scale topographic map

Identify primary data sources (land surveying and GPS) and secondary

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data sources (aerial photos and remote sensing imagery), including both terrain and ground features

E. Map symbol systems and symbol perception

Principles, conventions, map layout, conventional symbols used in Hong Kong topographic maps.

F. Representation of relief, natural and cultural features

Terrain interpretation from spot height, contour, hypsometric colouring, hill shading, hydrographic features, vegetation, boundary, built-up areas, transportation.

G. Map projections

The Earth’s geometry, planar and spherical coordinates, transformations, properties of projections and applications, examples from cylindrical, conical and azimuthal groups, UTM grid, Hong Kong Grid, transformation between different coordinate systems.

H. SDI and BIM

Basic concepts of SDI and BIM, importance of SDI and BIM for modern urban development and construction
Assessment
1. In-class practicals 40%



2. Phase Test 10%



3. Examination 50%



Students need to pass both continuous assessment and examination in order to pass the whole subject.
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