Datums and Map Projections

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Datums and Map Projections has become a key book for many students and professionals around the world. This new edition, now with a very experienced co-author, will maintain the book’s reputation as the ideal guide to the subject for years to come.

Contents: Introduction; Coordinates and reference systems; Map projections; Transformations; Global navigation satellite systems; Case studies – Transformation of GPS data into a local coordinate reference system; Creation of a three-parameter geocentric transformation from an official national transformation; Designing a map projection; Calculations using map grid coordinates; Creating overlays in Google Earth; Appendices – Terminology; Computations with spherical coordinates; Basic geometry of the ellipsoid; The Molodensky equations; Determination of transformation parameters by least squares; References

From the reviews:



  • ‘... substantial, informative, comprehensive, useful, nicely presented, even enjoyable, and a prospective text-book on the parts of geodesy which are most relevant to the surveyor...’ AZIMUTH

  • '...is expertly crafted, to appeal to both the geodesist and the cartographer. ... It acts both as a book to dip into to confirm points and operations, and an extensive textbook which can be read and absorbed from beginning to end. It is highly recommended.' SoC Bulletin 

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About the author:
Jonathan Iliffe, Senior Lecturer, Department of Geomatic Engineering, University College London and Roger Lott, former Chief Surveyor and Head of Survey, BP

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