Welcome to the website of the Research Unit Cartography at TU Wien. We are one of the seven research units that form the Department of Geodesy and Geoinformation.
More information at cartographymaster.eu.
We are proud to announce that Silvia Klettner’s research on cartographic semiotics received TU Wien’s Best Paper Award 2019 from the Faculty of Mathematics and Geoinformation:Continue reading “Best Paper Award goes to Silvia Klettner”
The Research Division Cartography is proud to be participating in this year’s EuroCarto 2020, which is hosted as a virtual event:
All contributions can be found in the detailed conference program.
The conference is jointly carried out by the German Society of Cartography (DGfK), the Austrian Cartographic Commission in the Austrian Geographic Society (ÖKK), the Swiss Society of Cartography (SGK), the University of Vienna, and endorsed by the International Cartographic Association. The conference is also recognized as an ICA Regional Cartographic Conference. For all conference details, visit the EuroCarto2020 website at eurocarto2020.org.
As in former semesters, we would like to showcase a selection of extraordinary student projects from this summer semester.
The following maps are results from the class Project Map Creation:
Zion National Park by Anouska Jaspersen (jpg, 5.1mb)
An Urbanist’s Guide to Copenhagen (folder) by Ceren Dolma (animated gif, 2.7mb)
The World of Wolfhound by Milana Glebova (jpg, 2.5mb)
Where the Northern Lights Occur in Russia by Nina Ioseliani (jpg, 3.9mb)
Project Possible – Journey of Nirmal “Nims” Purja in Mountaineering History by Shlesha Acharya (jpg, 3.4mb)
Shrinking Lake Chad (flipbook) by Stephanie Fovenyessy (animated gif, 4.5mb)
The following projects were created within the class Multimedia-Cartography and Geocommunication:
Novaya Zemlya. A carto-cast about Willem Barentsz – a navigator, cartographer and Arctic explorer by Jaspersen Anouska, Kurumbayeva Nargiz, Acharya Shlesha, and Fovenyessy Stephanie: https://storymaps.arcgis.com
100 questions about cartography. A platform aiming at helping to develop an answer to the question “What is cartography?” by Ceren Dolma, Jesse Friend, Mariam Gambashidze, and Jakob Listabarth: https://whatiscartography.netlify.app/
What is cartography? People’s perspectives in a word. A video by Estefania Ruiz Martinez, Sadhman Sadik, Md Imtiaz Uddin, and Julius Nyonyo: www.youtube.com/watch?v=ckMQlxmwoMM
What is Cartography? An interactive animation. An interactive video by Festina Sadiku, Junru Lin, and Mengyao Gao: www.bilibili.com/video/BV1bt4y1Q7A1/
A huge thank you to all students for their hard work in this busy summer semester. Enjoy the summer!