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Geomatics


  • Here are entered works on the integrated approach to the measurement, representation, analysis, management, retrieval and display of spatial data concerning the earth's physical features and the built environment.

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    • found: Geomatics. Part 1, Overview and prospects, 1997:p. 1 ("Geomatics is a generic term covering the disciplines of geodetic, cadastral, engineering and marine surveying. It includes global positioning systems (GPS); mapping activities such as photogrammetry, radargrammetry, cartography, automated mapping/facilities management and charting; remote sensing data acquisition and application; and the creation and maintenance of spatial and geographic information systems (GIS) ... )
    • found: Web. 3.
    • found: LC database, May 12, 1999.
    • found: Wilson Web thes., Apr. 9, 2007(Geomatics: BT Surveying, BT Spatial data structures, BT Geodesy)
    • found: University of Melbourne Dept. of Geomatics website, Apr. 9, 2007(geomatics ... is generally accepted as the science and technology of acquiring and managing information about our world and its environment. The name geomatics emerged several years ago in Canada. The term represents the rapidly changing and expanding world of land information management, which consists of measuring, mapping, geodesy, satellite positioning, photogrammetry, computer systems, remote sensing, information systems, environmental visualisation and computer graphics)
    • found: Wikipedia, Apr. 9, 2007(Geomatics is the discipline of gathering, storing, processing, and delivering of geographic information, or spatially referenced information; the term geomatics is fairly new, apparently being coined by B. Dubuisson in 1969; Geomatics engineering is a modern discipline, which integrates acquisition, modelling, analysis, and management of spatially referenced data, i.e. data identified according to their locations. Based on the scientific framework of geodesy, it uses terrestrial, marine, airborne, and satellite-based sensors to acquire spatial and other data. It includes the process of transforming spatially referenced data from different sources into common information systems with well-defined accuracy characteristics)
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    • Here are entered works on the integrated approach to the measurement, representation, analysis, management, retrieval and display of spatial data concerning the earth's physical features and the built environment.
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    • 1999-06-01: new
    • 2007-05-25: revised
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