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Datums and map projections for remote sensing, GIS, and surveying

Author: Jonathan Iliffe; Roger Lott
Publisher: Scotland, UK : Whittles Pub. ; Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"This new edition, now with a co-author, will maintain and enhance the book's reputation as the ideal guide to the subject for years to come. Its theme - a practical guide to coordinate reference systems - is as important now as when it was first published, probably more so when we consider the ever growing use of satellite navigation systems and the introduction of web mapping services such as Google Earth. While
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Genre/Form: Geospatial data
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Iliffe; Roger Lott
ISBN: 9781420070415 142007041X 9781904445470 1904445470
OCLC Number: 233787618
Description: ix, 208 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Coordinates and reference systems --
3. Map projections --
4. Transformations --
5. Global navigation satellite systems --
6. Case studies --
Appendix A. Terminology --
Appendix B. Computations with spherical coordinates --
Appendix C. Basic geometry of the ellipsoid --
Appendix D. The Molodensky equations --
Appendix E. Determination of transformation parameter values by least squares.
Responsibility: Jonathan C. Iliffe, Roger Lott.
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