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Synonyms for cartography

the making of maps and charts

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It covers a period which witnessed the transition of cartography into the digital age and that led to the current revival of the discipline in the broader public perception.
Due to the convergence problems of the classical electromagnetic inverse method, we have to exploit information issued from the NF cartography.
In a brief, but highly informative, introduction, Robertson recapitulates the history of the cartography that led up to Wyld's Atlas.
Using the spatial data that is to be provided by the SLRB, ICON will incorporate the art of cartography to produce the highest quality thematic maps of the kingdom.
Cartography technicians assist cartographers in the preparation, maintenance and cataloguing of maps, and may assist in fieldwork projects.
Perhaps the first study of the matrix of the new cartography, the new sense of ideological nationalism this cartography engendered, and the imaginative "space" of literature was Richard Helgerson's landmark 1992 Forms of Nationhood, and, more recently, Andrew Gordon/Bernhard Klein's 2001 collection Literature, Mapping, and the Politics of Space in Early Modern England and Ireland.
The mission of the International Cartographic Association is to promote the discipline and profession of Cartography and GIScience in an international context.
The History of Cartography Project has recently published the latest volume in its remarkable and epic effort to document the history of the world of maps and cartographers who made them.
The next selection, chronologically, La balsa de la Medusa / The Raft of the Medusa (1987), provides "Another light," "groping through the house, blind steps of chalk," thus moving between dream and then the day "that mechanically unrolls itself / like a player piano," in Cartografia ardiente / Burning Cartography (1995).
The Sovereign Map: Theoretical Approaches in Cartography Throughout History, by Christian Jacob, translated by Tom Conley, and edited by Edward H.
Part two of the atlas is a guide to lunar cartography and provides in-depth descriptions of lunar features and the best times to observe them.
JUDITH BRIN INGBER received a special citation, and THE BODY CARTOGRAPHY PROJECT by OTTO RAMSTAO and OLIVE BIERINGA (who also received a 2006 Passing It On Award from the Brooklyn Arts Exhange) was given the People's Choice Award.
French soil scientist Legros (l'Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique - INRA) presents the methods of cartography that are applied to the soil mantle in order to understand the spatial organization of soils in the natural environment, summarize the information in a useful manner, and apply the information in a socially and economically justifiable way.
Gurney's fast-paced and thoroughly informative history of the compass--enriched by an anecdotal narrative style', nicely supplemented with drawings, illustrations, and a bibliography of more than 170 sources; and fortified by documentation gleaned from hundreds of diaries, logs, and firsthand accounts--draws upon an assorted cast of historic characters (sailors, explorers, scientists, and engineers) as well as on diverse disciplines (astronomy, mathematics, geography, oceanography, meteorology, cartography, and medicine).