Accession Number:

AD0653464

Title:

GEOGRAPHY AND THE PROPERTIES OF SURFACES. CONCEPTS AND APPLICATIONS-SPATIAL ORDER.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

HARVARD UNIV CAMBRIDGE MASS LAB FOR COMPUTER GRAPHICS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1967-05-16

Pagination or Media Count:

195.0

Abstract:

Contents Part I Demonstration of a general property of closed surfaces An additional graphical portrayal Contour lines Varying the contour interval and singular points Singular points and lines Hill and dales and territories Surfaces and the mathematical functions of three variables Multiple passes and pales Hill, dales, territories and general topological considerations The indicatrix Surfaces, flows, and dimensions Part II Exponential and allometric growth as most probable states for open systems On the ordering of tree-like course lines on surfaces The example of the river On the ordering of tree-like course lines on surfaces The example of mountain glaciers On the ordering of points in areas The example of a central place system for human activities On the similarities and differences between tree-like and web-like open systems A theory of geomorphic cyclical evolution based on the graded profile The potential of population surface and flows Fronts in the atmosphere and hydrosphere and other discontinuities.

Subject Categories:

  • Cartography and Aerial Photography
  • Theoretical Mathematics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE