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6. Spatial data represents;

  • Points lines and polygones
  • Tells us where a feature is
  • As a surface divided into regular grid of cells
  • attribute data

7. Map projections

  • Transform the curved 3D of the Earth onto a flat, 2D plane - where some distances are stretched and some are shortened
  • Transform the flat 2D of the Earth onto curved a, 3D plane - where some distances are stretched and some are shortened

8. Colour connotation is;

  • Colour vision impaired
  • Colours don't represent things
  • Colours symbolise things
  • colours are subjective

9. Conceptual point data

  • size of areas of point symbol
  • Data measured at point locations e.g. temp @ weather stations
  • collected over areas but conceived as of being located at points for purposes of symbolization
  • Area of point symbols

10. Multidimensional scaling

  • Exploratory statistical technique used to visualize similarities
  • Exploratory statistical technique used to visualize differences

11. Internet

  • Global network of computers
  • private, corporate networks

12. Flow map

  • Associated with the function of the value of an attributed
  • Depicits the linear movement of phenomenon between geographic locations
  • Based on uniformity shaped symbol of lines

13. GIS represents;

  • Spatial analysis
  • Computer cartography
  • Spatial visualization
  • GIS

14. Aristole suggested the Earth was a sphere, but what observations supported his theory?

  • Based on the curvature of the Earth
  • Ships got smaller as they went over the horizon and the moon is spherical
  • Ships got bigger as they went over the horizon and the moon is spherical
  • Sun is spherical

15. Spatial data and attribute data is;

  • Limited
  • Some what available
  • Widely available
  • Sparsely available

16. Bivariate mapping

  • 2
  • 2 attributes combined in the same thematic map
  • info about regions
  • single attribute on map

17. Cartogram

  • map purposely designed to distort geographic space based on values of a theme
  • internalized spatial representation

18. The first topographic map was based in

  • Germany
  • Spain and Portugal
  • France and England
  • France

19. Interval

  • Qualitative
  • Sequential scheme
  • Interval

20. Raster digital data represents;

  • Spatial data
  • "representation of the world as a surface divided into regular grid of cells
  • Representation of the world as points lines and polygons
  • Tell us where a feature is