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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 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.

To improve your learning experience, we strongly recommend that you first finish the course Introduction to Web Cartography: Part 1 before moving on to Part 2.

Some additional material will be provided during the course.

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Prerequisite

Yes. We strongly recommend that you first finish the course Introduction to Web Cartography: Part 1 before moving on to Part 2.

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Syllabus

  • Better understand the functioning of JavaScript mapping libraries
  • Map data manipulation and web-friendly data formats
  • Combine powerful visualization components and a data-driven approach to DOM manipulation
  • Basics of 3D graphics
  • Building User Interfaces
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Lorenz Hurni
Professor of Cartography
ETH Zurich

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ETH Zurich
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