Department of Cartography and Geomatics

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




room: 323; phone: +48 61 829 6307; e-mail:

Qualifications: PhD degree - Earth and environment sciences; 2016: Master's degree in Geography - specialization Cartography and Remote Sensing; 2020:

Major research interests: Interactive Map, GUI Map, UI/UX

Find me on: ORCID iD iconORCID: 0000-0002-9681-6762; SCOPUS ID: 57205303617; Web of Science; Google Scholar; ResearchGate

Papers and chapters
  • Medyńska-Gulij B., Gulij J., Cybulski P., Zagata K., Zawadzki J., Horbiński T., 2022, Map Design and Usability of a Simplified Topographic 2D Map on the Smartphone in Landscape and Portrait Orientations, ISPRS Int. J. Geo-Inf., 11, 577, DOI: 10.3390/ijgi11110577 .
  • Smaczyński M., Lorek D., Zagata K., Horbiński T., 2022, Cultural Heritage with the Use of Low-Level Aerial Survey Techniques, Space Modelling and Multimedia Reconstruction of the Topographic Landscape (Example of a Windmill in Western Poland) KN J. Cartogr. Geogr. Inf., DOI: 10.1007/s42489-022-00122-6.
  • Zagata K., Horbiński T., 2022, Valheim – Interpretation of Cartographic Symbols on the Map Based on the Characteristics of the Respondents, Abstr. Int. Cartogr. Assoc., 5, 116, DOI: 10.5194/ica-abs-5-116-2022.
  • Horbiński T., Zagata K., 2022, League of Legends – Interpretation of Spatial Situations, Abstr. Int. Cartogr. Assoc., 5, 106, DOI: 10.5194/ica-abs-5-106-2022.
  • Horbiński T., Zagata K., 2022, View of Cartography in Video Games: Literature Review and Examples of Specific Solutions, KN J. Cartogr. Geogr. Inf., DOI: 10.1007/s42489-022-00104-8.
  • Horbiński T., Zagata K., 2022, Interpretation of Map Symbols in the Context of Gamers’ Age and Experience, ISPRS Int. J. Geo-Inf. 2022, 11, 150, DOI: 10.3390/ijgi11020150.
  • Horbiński T., Zagata K., 2021, Map Symbols in Video Games: the Example of "Valheim", KN J. Cartogr. Geogr. Inf. 71, 269–283, DOI: 10.1007/s42489-021-00085-0.
  • 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.
  • Smaczyński M., Horbiński T., 2021, Creating 3D Model of the Existing Historical Topographic Object Based on Low-Level Aerial Imagery, KN J. Cartogr. Geogr. Inf. 71, 33–43, DOI: 10.1007/s42489-020-00061-0.
  • Lorek D., Horbiński T., 2020, Interactive Web-Map of the European Freeway Junction A1/A4 Development with the Use of Archival Cartographic Sources ISPRS Int. J. Geo-Inf. 2020, 9(7), 438, DOI: 10.3390/ijgi9070438.
  • 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.
  • Horbiński T., Lorek D., 2020, The use of Leaflet and GeoJSON for creating the interactive web map of the preindustrial state of the natural environment, Journal of Spatial Science, 67:1, 61-77, DOI: 10.1080/14498596.2020.1713237.
  • 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.
  • Horbiński T., 2019, Progressive Evolution of Designing Internet Maps on the example of Google Maps, Geodesy & Cartography, 68, 1, 2019, 177-190, DOI: 10.24425/gac.2019.126095.
  • 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.
  • Lorek D., Dickmann F., Medyńska-Gulij B., Hannemann N., Cybulski P., Wielebski Ł., Horbiński T., The cultural and landscape development of Polish and German industrial centeres, Bogucki Wydawnictwo Naukowe, Poznań, 2018, ISBN: 978-83-7986-195-8.
  • 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: 10.24425/118707.
  • Horbiński T., Medyńska-Gulij B., 2017, Geovisualisation as a process of creating complementary visualisations: static two-dimensional, surface three-dimensional, and interactive. Geodesy & Cartography, 66, 1, 2017, 45-58, DOI: 10.1515/geocart-2017-0009.
  • Horbiński T., 2016, Cartographic documentation of changes in the extraction of natural aggregate in the Gniezno district in 2005-2015 (in Polish) Bad. Fizjograf. Nad Polską Zach. Seria A - Geografia Fizyczna, A67, 41-54, DOI: 10.14746/bfg.2016.7.4.
Recent projects

The use of the library AmCharts Map

The use of the library Leaflet

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