Faculties and centres
Cartography is very important in the development of geographic activity, especially in the work applied to regional planning and environmental study, which becomes visual language of exchange of information between multidisciplinary groups involved in a project like this. Professionals GEOGRAPHY always been characterized by the ability of holistic understanding of the territory and for their great skill at the time of capture is character information complex on a graphic documentation of thematic cartography that becomes indispensable means of work and expression of research results.
The success and functionality of the information and communications technology (ICT) explains that in this subject using specialized databases, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) or various information resources on the Internet, for learning is made development of thematic mapping quality and information management on the territory, with the aim of preparing students grade to meet the growing demand for geographic information by the XXI century.
In this subject apredenderemos manage geographic information for the development of Cartography, from a current technological context, through free and open tools recommended by the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo) and standardized data formats and standards included in the Open Geospatial Consortium ( OGC), while paying attention to the fundamental questions of Cartography throughout its history, to understand the full extent of the current importance of this matter and its undeniable social success.
General Competences (CG)
Specific Competences (CE)