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A Tool for Spatial Analysis

Edited by Carlos Bateira

University of Porto, Portugal

The terrestrial space is the place of interaction of natural and social systems. The cartography is an essential tool to understand the complexity of these systems, their interaction and evolution. This brings the cartography to an important place in the modern world. The book presents several contributions at different areas and activities showing the importance of the cartography to the perception and organization of the territory. Learning with the past or understanding the present the use of cartography is presented as a way of looking to almost all themes of the knowledge.

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CartographyA Tool for Spatial AnalysisEdited by Carlos Bateira

Published: August 17th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2704

ISBN: 978-953-51-0689-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5005-3

Copyright year: 2012

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35724 Total Chapter Downloads

11 Crossref Citations

19 Web of Science Citations

24 Dimensions Citations


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1. Mathematical Analysis in Cartography by Means of Computer Algebra System

By Shao-Feng Bian and Hou-Pu Li


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2. Web Map Tile Services for Spatial Data Infrastructures: Management and Optimization

By Ricardo García, Juan Pablo de Castro, Elena Verdú, María Jesús Verdú and Luisa María Regueras


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3. Use of Terrestrial 3D Laser Scanner in Cartographing and Monitoring Relief Dynamics and Habitation Space from Various Historical Periods

By Gheorghe Romanescu, Vasile Cotiugă and Andrei Asăndulesei


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4. Analysis of Pre-Geodetic Maps in Search of Construction Steps Details

By Gabriele Bitelli, Stefano Cremonini and Giorgia Gatta


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5. Advanced Map Optimalization Based on Eye-Tracking

By Stanislav Popelka, Alzbeta Brychtova, Jan Brus and Vít Voženílek


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6. Unexpected 16th Century Finding to Have Disappeared Just After Its Printing – Anthony Jenkinson’s Map of Russia, 1562

By Krystyna Szykuła


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7. GPS Positioning of Some Objectives Which are Situated at Great Distances from the Roads by Means of a "Mobile Slide Monitor - MSM

By Axente Stoica, Dan Savastru and Marina Tautan


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8. Contribution of New Sensors to Cartography

By Carla Bernadete Madureira Cruz and Rafael Silva de Barros


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9. Contribution of SAR Radar Images for the Cartography: Case of Mangrove and Post Eruptive Regions

By Janvier Fotsing, Emmanuel Tonye, Bernard Essimbi Zobo, Narcisse Talla Tankam and Jean-Paul Rudant


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10. Cartography of Landscape Dynamics in Central Spain

By N. López-Estébanez, F. Allende, P. Fernández-Sañudo, M.J. Roldán Martín and P. De Las Heras


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11. GIS-Based Models as Tools for Environmental Issues: Applications in the South of Portugal

By Jorge M. G. P. Isidoro, Helena M. N. P. V. Fernandez, Fernando M. G. Martins and João L. M. P. de Lima


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12. Open Source Tools, Landscape and Cartography: Studies on the Cultural Heritage at a Territorial Scale

By Pilar Chias and Tomas Abad


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13. Imaging the Past: Cartography and Multicultural Realities of Croatian Borderlands

By Borna Fuerst-Bjeliš


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