THE USE OF MAPS FOR INVENTORY AND ANALYSIS

THE USE OF MAPS FOR INVENTORY AND ANALYSIS - . THE USE OF...

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. THE USE OF MAPS FOR INVENTORY AND ANALYSIS the following examples demonstrate how maps have been used for sophisticated applications in inventory and analysis, and point out some limitations Measuring land use change example, two major land use surveys were carried out in the UK, in the late 1930s by Sir Dudley Stamp and in the 1960s by Professor Alice Coleman o the results were published as maps o in order to compare changes in land use between 1930s and 1960s, the area of each land use type was measured using a hand planimeter and counting overlaid dots despite interest in measuring the amount of change of land use through time, particularly from agricultural to urban, few results were produced using this method because the traditional techniques are slow and tedious, and because of the difficulty of overlaying or working from very different map sources Landscape architecture Ian McHarg pioneered the use of transparent map overlays for planning locations of highways, transmission corridors and other facilities in environmentally sensitive areas
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