Changes between Version 4 and Version 5 of GridMapNames


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03/12/08 15:16:32 (11 years ago)
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edavis
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Add notes to Vertical Perspective projection description.

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    4747===== Notes: =====
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     49Notes on using the PROJ.4 software packages for computing the mapping may be found at http://www.remotesensing.org/geotiff/proj_list/geos.html. These notes assume the point of perspective is directly over the equator. A more general description of vertical perspective projection is given in [Snyder], pages 169-181.
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    4951==== Example F.10. Mercator ====
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    7274|| '''Attribute''' || '''Description''' ||
    7375|| perspective_point_height || When applicable, records the height, in meters, of the map projection perspective above the ellipsoid (or sphere). Used by perspective-type map projections, for example the Vertical Perspective Projection, which may be used to simulate the view from a Meteosat satellite. ||
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     77=== Add the following to the Bibliography ===
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     79[Snyder] J Snyder. 1987. "Map Projections -- A Working Manual", USGS Professional Paper 1395.