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ROLES OF REMOTE SENSING AND CARTOGRAPHY IN THE USGS NATIONAL MAPPING DIVISION.

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Abstract

The inseparable roles of remote sensing and photogrammetry have been recognized to be consistent with the aims and interests of the American Society of Photogrammetry. In particular, spatial data storage, data merging and manipulation methods and other techniques originally developed for remote sensing applications also have applications for digital cartography. Also, with the introduction of much improved digital processing techniques, even relatively low resolution (80 m) traditional Landsat images can now be digitally mosaicked into excellent quality 1:250,000-scale image maps.

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Publication type:
Conference Paper
Publication Subtype:
Conference Paper
Title:
ROLES OF REMOTE SENSING AND CARTOGRAPHY IN THE USGS NATIONAL MAPPING DIVISION.
Year Published:
1983
Language:
English
Publisher:
American Congress on Surveying & Mapping
Publisher location:
Falls Church, VA, USA
Larger Work Title:
Technical Papers of the American Congress of Surveying and Mapping
First page:
665
Conference Title:
Technical Papers of the 43rd Annual Meeting of the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping.
Conference Location:
Washington, DC, USA