Technological changes are revolutionising cartography and there is a growing convergence between geographic information systems and computer assisted cartography. This book describes in detail the relationship between geographic information systems and modern cartography and considers all aspects from data collection to presentation and applications. Written by some of the world's leading cartographers, the book examines the emergence of electronic mapping systems and stresses both analysis and visualisation.... user needing to know the mathematical properties of equal area projections, conformal projections or Tissot ellipses. ... geodesy expert to calculate a triangulation: a GPS receiver, a microcomputer and a technical manual will be sufficient inanbsp;...
|Title||:||Geographic Information Systems|
|Publisher||:||Elsevier - 2013-10-22|