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Map projections : cartographic information systems

Author: Erik W Grafarend; Friedrich W Krumm
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2006.
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Publication:Springer e-books
Offers a review of map projections (sphere, ellipsoidal, rotational surfaces) and of the geodetic datum transformations, in the context of Geographical Information Systems (GIS). This book also includes the reviews of computer vision and remote sensing space projective mappings.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Grafarend, Erik W.
Map projections.
Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2006
(DLC) 2006929531
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Erik W Grafarend; Friedrich W Krumm
ISBN: 9783540367024 3540367020 9783540367017 3540367012
OCLC Number: 262693395
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 713 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: From Riemann manifolds to Riemann manifolds --
From Riemann manifolds to Euclidean manifolds --
Coordinates --
Surfaces of Gaussian curvature zero --
"Sphere to tangential plane": polar (normal) aspect --
"Sphere to tangential plane": transverse aspect --"Sphere to tangential plane": oblique aspect --
"Ellipsoid-of-revolution to tangential plane" --
"Ellipsoid-of-revolution to sphere and from sphere to plane" --
"Sphere to cylinder" : polar aspect --
"Sphere to cylinder" : transverse aspect --
"Sphere to cylinder" : oblique aspect --
"Sphere to cylinder": pseudo-cylindrical projects --
"Ellipsoid-of-revolution to cylinder": polar aspect --
"Ellipsoid-of-revolution to cylinder": transverse aspect --
"Ellipsoid-of-revolution to cylinder": oblique aspect --
"Sphere to cone": polar aspect --
"Sphere to cone": pseudo-conic projections --
"Ellipsoid-of-revolution to to cone": polar aspect --
Geodetic mapping --
Datum problems --
A. Law and order --
B. The inverse of a multivariate homogeneous polynomial --
C. Elliptic integrals --
D. Korn-Lichtenstein and d'Alembert--Euler equations --
E. Geodesics --
F. Mixed cylindric map projections --
Generalized Mollwide projection --
H. Generalized Hammer projection --
I. Mercator projection and polycylindric projection --
J. Gauss surface normal coordinates in geometry and gravity space.
Responsibility: Erik W. Grafarend, Friedrich W. Krumm.


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