Accession Number:

ADA093439

Title:

A Cartographic Computer Data Format and Associated Programs.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

ROYAL AIRCRAFT ESTABLISHMENT FARNBOROUGH (ENGLAND)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1980-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

68.0

Abstract:

This document explains the need for a new computer data format, not previously available, for the storage of cartographic information. A suitable format is described, together with a set of computer programs which have been written to enable data files in this format to be created, manipulated and displayed in various ways. This document is concerned with the storage of data representing some form of picture of the Earths surface, as viewed almost vertically downwards from one of the Landsat series of orbiting satellites, using its multispectral scanner.

Subject Categories:

  • Cartography and Aerial Photography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE