By Miljenko Lapaine,E. Lynn Usery
This e-book deals a much-needed severe method of the clever use of the wide range of map projections which are swiftly and inexpensively to be had at the present time. It additionally discusses the distortions which are immanent in any map projection.
A well-chosen map projection is one during which severe distortions are smaller than these in the other projection used to map an identical sector and during which the map homes fit its objective. Written via prime specialists within the box, together with W. Tobler, F.C. Kessler, S.E. Battersby, M.P. Finn, K.C. Clarke, V.S. Tikunov, H. Hargitai, B. Jenny and N. Frančula. This ebook is designed to be used by way of laymen.
The ebook editors are M. Lapaine and E.L. Usery, Chair and Vice-Chair, respectively, of the ICA fee on Map Projections for the interval 2011-2015.
Read Online or Download Choosing a Map Projection (Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography) PDF
Similar human geography books
Julia Adeney Thomas turns the concept that of nature right into a strong analytical lens by which to view jap modernity, bringing the examine of either jap background and political modernity to a brand new point of readability. She exhibits that nature unavoidably features as a political proposal and that altering rules of nature's political authority have been critical in the course of Japan's transformation from a semifeudal international to an industrializing colonial empire.
In recent times our international has noticeable modifications of every kind: extreme weather swap observed via major climate extremes; lethal tsunamis because of submarine earthquakes; remarkable terrorist assaults; expensive wars in Iraq and Afghanistan; a poor and neglected clash in Equatorial Africa costing thousands of lives; an financial trouble threatening the soundness of the foreign procedure.
This can be the book of the broadcast publication and should no longer contain any media, site entry codes, or print vitamins that could come packaged with the certain e-book. Authored via complete city geographers and GIS specialists, Exploring the city neighborhood: A GIS procedure leverages the trendy geographer’s toolset, making use of the newest GIS technique to the learn of city geography.
Roads and the strong feel of mobility that they promise hold us from side to side among the sweeping narratives of globalisation, and the explicit, tangible materialities of specific occasions and areas. certainly, although roads could, by means of comparability with the gleaming agility of digital applied sciences, seem to be grounded in 20th century business political financial system they can arguably be taken because the paradigmatic fabric infrastructure of the twenty-first century, helping either the data society (in the ever expanding move of commoditized items and labour), and the extractive economies of constructing nations which the construction and replica of such items and labour relies.
- Geopiracy: Oaxaca, Militant Empiricism, and Geographical Thought
- Capital, Interrupted: Agrarian Development and the Politics of Work in India
- Cities in Globalization: Practices, Policies and Theories (Questioning Cities)
- Historical Geographies of Anarchism: Early Critical Geographers and Present-Day Scientific Challenges (Routledge Research in Historical Geography)
- Education, Migration, and Cultural Capital in the Chinese Diaspora: Transnational Students Between Hong Kong
Additional resources for Choosing a Map Projection (Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography)
Choosing a Map Projection (Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography) by Miljenko Lapaine,E. Lynn Usery