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Author Grafarend, Erik W.
Title Map projections : cartographic information systems / Erik W. Grafarend, Friedrich W. Krumm.
Imprint Berlin ; New York : Springer, 2006.

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Author Grafarend, Erik W.
Subject Map projection.
Cartography -- Mathematics.
Conformal mapping.
Surfaces, Representation of.
Alt Name Krumm, Friedrich W., 1953-
Description 1 online resource (xvii, 713 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 657-707) and index.
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.
Summary 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.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011.
System 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.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9783540367024
9783540367017 (paper)
3540367012 (paper)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-3-540-36702-4
Publisher # 10794025
OCLC # 262693395
Link Springer e-books
Additional Format Print version: Grafarend, Erik W. Map projections. Berlin ; New York : Springer, 2006 9783540367017 3540367012 (DLC) 2006929531 (OCoLC)73108858

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