PROGRESS IN GEOGRAPHY ›› 2001, Vol. 20 ›› Issue (s1): 29-38.doi: 10.11820/dlkxjz.2001.s1.003

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The Basic Principles and Methods of Geo-informatic Complex Mapping

LIAO Ke   

  1. Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, CAS, Beijing 100101, China
  • Received:2001-05-01 Revised:2001-07-01 Online:2001-12-24 Published:2001-12-24

Abstract: This paper deals with the connotation and significance, theoretical foundation and basic link of Geo-informatic complex mapping, and relates different representative formality, design principles and mapping methods of complex map, comprehensive series maps and complex atlas. Then, it deals with the principles and methods of unity and concert on complex mapping, and emphasizes on related unity and concert on aspects of scientific contents with graded, classified and legend as well as outline and boundary, and methods and measures of unity and concert on other aspects. Finally, analyses the new development of complex mapping in aspects of science and technology in the environment of computer mapping and GIS.

Key words: Complex mapping, Geo-information, Method, Principle

CLC Number: 

  • P283