Glossary of the Mapping Sciences

Glossary of the Mapping Sciences

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The Glossary of Mapping Sciences, a joint publication of the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM), American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS), and American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), contains approximately 10, 000 terms that cover the broad professional areas of surveying, mapping and remote sensing. Based on over 150 sources, this glossary west through an extensive review process that included individual experts from the related subject fields and a variety of U.S. federal agencies such as the U.S.Geological Survey. This comprehensive review process helped to ensure the accuracy of the document. The Glossary of Mapping Sciences will find widespread use throughout the related professions and serve as a vehicle to standardize the terminology of the mapping sciences.A contrasting variety is the tilting level. engineera#39;s leveling instrument - SEE engineera#39;s level. engineera#39;s scale - A piece of wood or ... of a telescope so mounted that it can be rotated through 360Ad in a horizontal plane and through 1 80Ad in a vertical plane, and capable of ... the diagonal of an enlarged copy to that of the rectangular original. enlargement (reduction), two-step - Projecting and printing a smallanbsp;...

Title:Glossary of the Mapping Sciences
Author:American Society of Civil Engineers
Publisher:ASCE Publications - 1994-01-01


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