History of maps science development, Maps and survey in Palestine. Sources of data, Web-Cartography, Introduction to Global Position Systems GPS, Map definition, Types of maps and map elements. Map reading and interpretation, benefits of maps. Scale of map, extraction of measurements. Geographic and Projected Coordinate systems. Principles of cartographic generalization, Geographic information representation and Symbolization. Labeling, thematic mapping, topographic maps, Contour lines, reading and analysis of detailed topographic maps, Practical and Trailing to use software in map production (two hours lecture , two hours practical).

Parent Business Unit ID: