|Module title||Web mapping|
|Module lecturer||dr Michał Rzeszewski|
|Faculty||Faculty of Human Geography and Planning|
Module aim (aims)
• Workshop will cover basics of the web mapping, from the definition and main concepts to practical aspects and examples of real-life applications of web-based GIS services. Participants will learn how to build and publish a simple internet thematic map that make use of both local and remote data sources. The course aims to introduce Free and Open Source Software and OGC standards as a tools that allows high interoperability.
Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)
Basic cartography/GIS skills
Week 1: Web mapping - examples, applications, state-of-the-art
Week 2: HTML and CSS basics – building web page
Week 3: Introduction to Mapbox framework and cartographic representation - symbology
Week 4: Simple web map
Week 6: Web map with Mapbox GL library
Week 7: Individual projects and consultations
Due to rapid advancement of technologies that are used during the course, the literature needed will be presented during the course in the form of web-accesible tutorials e.g.