Map Projections: Cartographic Information Systems / Edition 1

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Innovative review of map projection

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"This technical reference book covers Map Projections for the sphere, ellipsoid and rotational surfaces, and geodetic datum transformations. It is intended primarily for graduate students and lectures in GIS, photogrammetry, computer vision and remote sensing. … It is also suitable for students and academics working in mapping sciences and related geographical fields. … The book is recommended strongly to all who are practicing or who are interested in multimedia cartography or related cartographic mapping and visualization fields." (Eva Siekierska, Geomatica, Vol. 61 (2), 2007)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783540367017
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
  • Publication date: 11/14/2006
  • Edition description: 2006
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 732
  • Product dimensions: 10.00 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 1.56 (d)

Meet the Author

Prof. Dr. Erik W. Grafarend, Stuttgart University, Stuttgart, Germany email:

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rey-Jer You, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan Dipl.-Ing.

Rainer Syffus, ESG Elektroniksystem- und Logistik GmbH, Fuerstenfeldbruck, Germany

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Table of Contents

1 From Riemann manifolds to Riemann manifolds.- 2 From Riemann manifolds to Euclidean manifolds.- 3 Coordinates.- 4 Surfaces of Gaussian curvature zero.- 5 Sphere to tangential plane" : polar (normal) aspect.- 6 Sphere to tangential plane" : transverse aspect.- 7 Sphere to tangential plane : oblique aspect.- 8 Ellipsoid-of-revolution to tangential plane.- 9 Ellipsoid-of-revolution to sphere and from sphere to plane.- 10 Sphere to cylinder : polar aspect.- 11 Sphere to cylinder : transverse aspect.- 12 Sphere to cylinder : oblique aspect.- 13 Sphere to cylinder : pseudeo-cylindrical projections.- 14 Ellipsoid-of-revolution to cylinder : polar aspect.- 15 Ellipsoid-of-revolution to cylinder : transverse aspect.- 16 Ellipsoid-of-revolution to cylinder : oblique aspect.- 17 Sphere to cone : polar aspect.- 18 Sphere to cone : pseudo-conic projections.- 19 Ellipsoid-of-revolution to cone : polar aspect.- 20 Geodetic mapping.- 21 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.- G. Generalized Mollweide projection.- H. Generalized Hammer projection.- I. Mercator projection and polycylindric projection.- J. Gauss surface normal coordinates in geometry and gravity space.- Bibliography.- Index.

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