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Different Types of Maps

Elevation Mapping

When it comes to maps there are several different types. Each map can show different information. Most maps will include a compass rose which simply indicates which way is North, South, East, and West. In addition, they can also include a scale that will allow you to estimate distances shown on the map. Below there

Applications, Advantages and Disadvantages of Photogrammetry

Kombaru and Bantra Villages Karnataka 2015

Photogrammetry is a field that has seen exponential advancement along with the use of software that can cater to the specific needs of the user. Its compact size and ease to use is an added incentive that makes it the best option to use for structural analysis and 3D representations of any site. The high precision

What is Photogrammetry?

Digital Elevation Model

Photogrammetry is the technique that allows measurement of two points on the land or any other surface using a 2D photograph resulting in a survey map that gives a detailed idea about the spatial distribution of objects on the surface. The conversion of the mapped image can be done using the scale of the photogrammetric

Geospatial & GIS: What’s the difference

Increase in use of term Geospatial

“Geo” is a prefix that comes from a Greek word meaning earth. “Spatial” means relating to space. “Geospatial” is a recently coined terms which is often confused and mixed with GIS (Geographic Information Systems). Both the terms Geospatial & GIS are quite popular and their use is increasing at a significant rate. People often use

What is a Topographic Map or an Elevation map?

Elevation Mapping

A topographic map or an elevation map shows the various elevations in a region.  Elevations are usually measured in meters or feet with reference to the sea level. It can be either above the sea level or below the sea level. Elevation in a map is shown using contour lines, bands of same colors or