Accompanied by six 35 mm coloured slides.
|Series||Graduate discussion paper -- No. 20|
|Contributions||University of Durham. Department of Geography.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||37 p. :|
|Number of Pages||37|
The map as an interface. Geospatial data. Geographic information systems. Geospatial analysis operations. The spatial infrastructure and maps. Chapter 2 Data acquisition. The need to know acquisition methods. Vector file characteristics. Raster file characteristics. Deriving data from existing maps. Visualization in Modern Cartography explores links between the centuries-old discipline of cartography and today's revolutionary developments in scientific visualization. The book has three main goals: (1) to pass on design and symbolization expertise to the scientific visualization community - information that comes from centuries of pre-computer visualization by . Geographic Information Systems for Geoscientists: Modelling with GIS provides an introduction to the ideas and practice of GIS to students and professionals from a variety of geoscience backgrounds. Cartography, GIS and Internet. which could be linked with data from other systems, For cartography, this interface made interaction in the display of maps feasible. Previous to this.
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