Documents about Topographic Maps

  • 22 Pages

    Microsoft PowerPoint - 3 Maps Lab 1 Week 3

    Cal Poly Pomona, ARC 424

    Excerpt: ... Maps Lab 3 Week 3 How many maps can there be in life ? A Lot . Types of Maps of Interest for Lateral Loads ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! Wind Speed Aerial Photographs Topographic Geologic Soils Demographic Road Isoseismal Epicentral Liquefaction Landslide 1 Where to Get Maps? ! USGS ! CDMG ! UBC ! Local Blueprint Shops City/County GP Elements ! The Web ! FEMA ! Private Companies (i.e., ESRI) Wind Speed from 1997 UBC 2 Aerial Photographs . all photos from Terraserver.com The school is in the circle This is a sequence of aerial photographs that shows a school that I designed in Joshua Tree, CA This photograph is a 64M photograph . this means that you can recognize objects that are 64M in size 32M Photograph The Black Spot inside the circle is Friendly Hills Elementary School 3 16M Photograph 8M Photograph 4 4M Photograph 2M Photograph 5 1M Photograph Friendly Hills from the Ground 6 Topographic ! Most Common . USGS = United States Geological Survey Myth . USGS Topographic Maps ...

  • 3 Pages

    map contouring acitivity

    Ill. Chicago, EAES 102

    Excerpt: ... Maps: A Visualization Tool Name: Lab Section: Activity 2: Contour Maps Date: 1. Reading a contour map follows a few simple rules that apply to all these types of maps. Because most people have a feel for topography, determining the rules of contour ...

  • 4 Pages

    geologictimelab

    Berkeley, EPS 3ALEPS 50

    Excerpt: ... GreggIrving 020407 EPS50 GeologicTimeLabReport Introduction: Geologictimeisascaleusedtocompareandcontrasteventsthathaveoccurred duringthehistoryoftheEarthandtheuniverse.Withtheuseofthisscale,geologistscan dividehistoryintoeras,periods,epochs,amongoth ...

  • 10 Pages

    m259_w09_rhandout3

    Carnegie Mellon, MATH 259

    Excerpt: ... Math 259 Recitation Handout 3: Contour Plots and Surfaces in 3D Winter 2009 The purpose of today's activity will be to learn to use a tool (called a contour plot or contour diagram) to visualize the graphs of functions like: z = g( x, y ) = x 3 " ...

  • 3 Pages

    WKSdoubleRS

    Washington, MATH 126

    Excerpt: ... Worksheet 6 Math 126 (best if discussed in small groups) This worksheet gives an example of estimating a double integral by Riemann sums, and shows the benefit of using linearity. 1. Figure 1 is a (somewhat crude) topographical map of Mt. St. Helen ...