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Facts of Publication
Abstract: This module contains an exercise in which students are asked to identify and describe map projection properties, to compare distortions between various map projections, and to select their own projections for specific land areas and map types. The module presents background information on the basic principles and properties of map projections and how these are utilized for making informed decisions on map projection selection. This module is intended for introductory university cartography or mapping courses, but can be adapted to introductory courses in GIS and Remote Sensing as well (see Module Overview and Instructor's Notes)
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