Department of Cartography and Geomatics

Department of Cartography and Geomatics
Faculty of Geographical and Geological Sciences
Institute of Physical Geography and Environmental Planning


Paweł Cybulski PhD Eng, Assistant Professor

PAWEŁ CYBULSKI, PhD Eng., Assistant Professor

room: 331; phone: +48 61 829 6251; e-mail:

Qualifications: 2017: PhD degree - Geographical Sciences, Cartography; 2017: Geodesy and Cartography - Engineer; 2013: Master's degree of geographical sciences - specialization Geoinformation;

Major research interests: spatio-temporal visualization; change blindness in animated cartography; eye-tracking; spatial cognition;

Guest editor: special issue of ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information 'Multimedia Cartography'; special issue of Geographies 'Geovisualization: Current Trends, Challenges, and Applications'

Find me on: ORCID iD iconORCID: 0000-0002-5514-5720; SCOPUS ID: 56464176500; Web of Science; Google Scholar; ResearchGate

  • National Science Centre Poland: NCN2020/39/D/HS6/01993, 2021-2024, Preattentive attributes of dynamic point symbols in quantitative mapping, Principal Investigator.
  • German-Polish Foundation for Science DPWS/100328, with Ruhr-University-Bochum, 2016-2018, Development of the cultural landscape of German and Polish industrial centres, Co-Investigator.
  • Medyńska-Gulij B., Forrest D., Cybulski P., 2022, Multimedia Cartography, MDPI, Basel, 276, ISBN 978-3-0365-3680-4 (Hbk), ISBN 978-3-0365-3679-8 (PDF).
  • Lorek D., Dickmann F., Medyńska-Gulij B., Hannemann N., Cybulski P., Wielebski Ł., Horbiński T., 2018, Die kulturlandschaftliche Entwicklqung polnischer und deutscher Industriezentren - Kulturowo-krajobrazowy rozwój polskich i niemieckich ośrodków przemysłowych - The cultural and landscape development of Polish and German industrial centeres, Bogucki Wydawnictwo Naukowe, Bochum-Poznań. ISBN: 978-83-7986-195-8.
  • Cybulski P., 2017, The Impact of Visual Suggestiveness on Noticing Changes by a user of the Animated Map (in Polish), Bogucki Wydawnictwo Naukowe, Poznań. ISBN: 978-83-7986-159-0.
Papers and chapters
  • Cybulski P., 2022, An Empirical Study on the Effects of Temporal Trends in Spatial Patterns on Animated Choropleth Maps, ISPRS Int. J. Geo-Inf., 11, 273, DOI: 10.3390/ijgi11050273.
  • Cybulski P., Krassanakis V., 2022, The effect of map label language on the visual search of cartographic point symbols, Cartography and Geographic Information Science, DOI: 10.1080/15230406.2021.2007419.
  • Medyńska-Gulij B., Forrest D., Cybulski P., 2021, Modern Cartographic Forms of Expression: The Renaissance of Multimedia Cartography, ISPRS Int. J. Geo-Inf, 10, 484, DOI: 10.3390/ijgi10070484.
  • Krassanakis V., Cybulski P., 2021, Eye Tracking Research in Cartography: Looking into the Future, ISPRS Int. J. Geo-Inf., 10, 411, DOI: 10.3390/ijgi10060411.
  • Cybulski P., 2021, Effectiveness of Memorizing an Animated Route—Comparing Satellite and Road Map Differences in the Eye-Tracking Study, ISPRS Int. J. Geo-Inf., 10, 159, DOI: 10.3390/ijgi10030159.
  • Horbiński T., Cybulski P., Medyńska-Gulij B., 2021, Web Map Effectiveness in the Responsive Context of the Graphical User Interface, ISPRS Int. J. Geo-Inf., 10, 134, DOI: 10.3390/ijgi10030134.
  • Cybulski P., Krassanakis V., 2021, The Role of the Magnitude of Change in Detecting Fixed Enumeration Units on Dynamic Choropleth Maps, The Cartographic Journal, DOI: 10.1080/00087041.2020.1842146.
  • Cybulski P., Horbiński T., 2020, User Experience in Using Graphical User Interfaces of Web Maps ISPRS Int. J. Geo-Inf. 9, 412, DOI: 10.3390/ijgi9070412.
  • Cybulski P., Wielebski Ł., Medyńska-Gulij B., Lorek D., Horbiński T., 2020, Spatial visualization of quantitative landscape changes in an industrial region between 1827 and 1883. Case study Katowice, southern Poland, Journal of Maps, 16(1), 77-85, DOI: 10.1080/17445647.2020.1746416.
  • Cybulski P., 2020, Spatial distance and cartographic background complexity in graduated point symbol map reading task, Cartography and Geographic Information Science, 47:3, 244-260, DOI:10.1080/15230406.2019.1702102..
  • Horbiński T., Cybulski P., Medyńska-Gulij B., 2020, Graphic design and placement of buttons in mobile map application, The Cartographic Journal, 57 (3), 196-208, DOI:10.1080/00087041.2019.1631008.
  • Cybulski P., Wielebski Ł., 2019, Effectiveness of dynamic point symbols in quantitative mapping, The Cartographic Journal, 56, 2, 146-160, DOI: 10.1080/00087041.2018.1507183.
  • Medyńska-Gulij B., Lorek D., Hannemann N., Cybulski P., Wielebski Ł., Horbiński T., Dickmann F., 2019, Die kartographische Rekonstruktion der Landschaftsentwicklung des Oberschlesischen Industriegebiets (Polen) und des Ruhrgebiets (Deutschland), KN - Journal of Cartography and Geographic Information, DOI: 10.1007/s42489-019-00018-y.
  • Krassanakis V., Cybulski P., 2019, A review on eye movement analysis in map reading process: the status of the last decade, Geodesy & Cartography, 68, 1, 17-35, DOI:10.24425/gac.2019.126088.
  • Cybulski P., Wyczałek I. 2018, Trigonometric method in displacement surveys of brigde crossing of the urban heating network, Archiwum Instytutu Inżynierii Lądowej, 27, 61-74, DOI: 10.21008/j.1897-4007.2018.27.05.
  • Cybulski P., 2018, Comparison of the results of using of cartographic generalization algorithms to simplify the shoreline of selected surface waters from the BDOT10k database, Badania Fizjograficzne, Seria A, 69, 35-44, DOI: 10.14746/bfg.2018.9.4.
  • Horbiński T., Cybulski P., 2018, Similarities of global web mapping services functionality in the context of responsive web design, Geodesy & Cartography, 67, 2, 2018, 159-177, DOI:, DOI: 10.24425/118707.
  • Cybulski P., Medyńska-Gulij B. 2018, Cartographic Redundancy in Reducing Change Blindness in Detecting Extreme Values in Spatio-Temporal Maps, ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information 7 (1), 8, DOI: 10.3390/ijgi7010008, DOI: 10.3390/ijgi7010008.
  • Cybulski P., 2016, Design rules and practices for animated maps online, Journal of Spatial Science 61 (2): 461-471, DOI: 10.1080/14498596.2016.1147394.
  • Medyńska-Gulij B., Cybulski P., 2016, Spatio-temporal dependencies between hospital beds, physicians and health expenditure using visual variables and data classification in statistical table, Geodesy and Cartography. Volume 65: 67-80, DOI: 10.1515/geocart-2016-0002.
  • Cybulski P., 2014, Presentation of spatio-temporal data in the context of information capacity and visual suggestiveness, Geodesy and Cartography, Volume 63/2:147-159, DOI: 10.2478/geocart-2014-0011.
  • Cybulski P., 2014, Rotating Point Symbols on Animated Maps for the Presentation Quantitative Data, Kartographische Nachrichten, tom. 4, 198-203, DOI: 10.1007/BF03544165.
  • Cybulski P., 2014, Presenting the Dynamics of the Concentration of the Total Phosphorus in the Benchmark Lakes in Poland in the Years 2000-2008 Using Animated Signatures, Badania Fizjograficzne, Seria A, 65: 85-94, DOI: 10.14746/bgf.2014.5.7.
  • Cybulski P., 2013, Duration in frame-by-frame type temporal animations, Prace i studia kartograficzne, tom 4, 31-36.

Professor Beata Medyńska-Gulij

PhD Paweł Cybulski

PhD Łukasz Halik

PhD Tymoteusz Horbiński

PhD Maciej Smaczyński

PhD Łukasz Wielebski

MSc Krzysztof Zagata

Department of Cartography and Geomatics - 2022