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Main Title Map projections for geodesists, cartographers and geographers.
Author Richardus, Peter.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Adler, Ron K.
Publisher North-Holland Pub. Co.,
Year Published 1972
Report Number 79182493
OCLC Number 00534412
ISBN 0444103627; 9780444103628; 0720450071; 9780720450071
Subjects Map projection ; Map projections and grids--[Literature]--1972 ; MAP MATCHING GUIDANCE
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKBM  GA110.R52 1972 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 08/31/2011 DISPERSAL
Collation x, 174 pages with illustrations 23 cm
"Distributors for the U.S.A. and Canada: American Elsevier, New York." Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-170).
Contents Notes
INTRODUCTION: The basic problem of map projections -- Purposes and methods of projections -- Classification of map projections -- Datum surfaces and coordinate systems -- Summary of representation problems -- DEFINITIONS, NOTATION, DIMENSIONS: Definitions and notation -- Lines of special properties -- Dimensions -- Some remarks on coordinate systems -- GENERAL TRANSFORMATION FORMULAE THEORY OF DISTORTIONS: General transformation formulae; condition of uniqueness, reversability and correspondence of parametric curves -- Some elementary differential geometry the transformation matrix. -- Theory of distortions of distances, angles and areas. -- Tissot's indicatrix derivation and application -- AZIMUTHAL AND EQUIDISTANT PROJECTIONS: Azimuthal projections -- The conical and cylindrical equidistant projections; The Cassini-Soldner projection -- CONFORMAL PROJECTIONS: General relationships -- The conformal projection of the ellipsoid on the sphere -- Projections on the cone, the cylinder and the plane -- EQUIVALENT PROJECTIONS: General considerations -- The equivalent projection of the ellipsoid on the sphere -- Equivalent projections on the cone, the cylinder and the plane -- Bonne's pseudo-conical equivalent projection; the Sanson-Flamsteed and Werner projections -- APPLICATION OF MAP PROJECTIONS: Map reference systems -- Digital terrain model and data banks -- Evaluation of map projections -- Automatic plotting -- The universal transverse mercator (UTM) projection system -- Map projections for lunar applications.