The digital geographic information exchange standard (Digest) -- Implementation status
The Digital Geographic Information Working Group (DGIWG) has been working since 1983 to develop an exchange standard for Digital Geographic Information (DGI). The result of this effort is the DGI Exchange Standard, or ...
Remote sessing education and training requirements for Africa in the 1990`s
This paper evaluates the effectiveness of the existing education and training programmes in Africa, discusses the constraints inherent therein, and proposes a plan of action that will make Africa a beneficiary of, and ...
Establishing GIS in Africa : problems and challenges
The main problems that hinder the use and establishment of GIS technology in Africa include among others lack-of awareness on the part of decision makers, lack of financial resources, inadequate human resource and ...
An orthophoto map is defined as a photographic reproduction prepared from a perspective photograph in which the displacement due to tilt and terrain relief is corrected. So that it has the same metric properties as map. ...
Atlas mapping in Tanzania : an African case study
The continent of Africa has a long history of atlas production at both regional and national levels. The countries of East Africa are no exception to this, hence the history of atlas production in Tanzania can be mirrored ...
Report of the meeting on the establishment of an African association of cartography
A permanent Association of Cartography for the region should promote the co-ordination and development of cartography in general, foster the establishment of close relationships between members in cartographic matters ...
New maps from old - gridding the seychelles outer Islands photomaps
This paper describes a task that might appear unremarkable but which, in fact, was quite unusual and may have applications in other island states. The Seychelles Government required that the uncontrolled photomaps of its ...
La cartographie de la végétation : problème de recherche scientifique : communication présentée par le gouvernement français
Parmi les cartes thématiques susceptibles d'être réalisées sur un territoire déjà doté d'un support topographique suffisant, les cartes intéressant le tapis végétal prennent une importance de plus en plus affirmée. Les ...
The generation of a prototype USGS 1 : 24, 000-Scale topographic map from digital line graph data
In an effort to modernize the production of graphic maps, the U.S. Geological Survey Is investigating the development of automated methods for the production of standard topographic maps using Digital Line. Graph (DLG) ...
Report on cartographic activities in Arab Republic of Egypt
This report deals primarily with types of maps and, secondly, with photogrammetric activities for compiling topographic and other maps, and thirdly a general idea about Geodesy in Egypt and the reproduction techniques used.