• Length:
    6 Weeks
  • Effort:
    2–4 hours per week
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  • Level:
    Introductory
  • Language:
    English
  • Video Transcript:
    English
  • Course Type:
    Self-paced on your time

Prerequisites

None

About this course

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Want to produce cartographic visualizations to better communicate the results of your project or research? Or you are just interested in using modern web technologies for cartographic purposes? Then, this is the course for you!

Introduction to Web Cartography: Part 1 - is a cartographic MOOC dealing with the use of state-of-the-art web technologies in order to successfully design and create interactive cartographic products. Starting with the basic understanding of the functioning of JavaScript mapping libraries to the successful design of an interactive cartographic product.

No previous knowledge in cartography is required. Additional material will be provided during the course.

What you'll learn

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  • Use and understand the functioning of JavaScript mapping libraries
  • Adding animations and interactivities to your cartographic product
  • Design and create a complete, interactive cartographic project based on modern web technologies
  • Apply the established cartographic principles

Meet your instructors

Lorenz Hurni
Professor of Cartography
ETH Zurich

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