Cartographical visualisation for communicating geoscientific findings: a modern computational approach – Online First – Springer

JavaScript is currently disabled, this site works much better if you enable JavaScript in your browser. Cartographical visualisation is very important in communicating geoscientific findings. It allows depiction of a wide range of interrelated natural features and processes operating within the Earth system. Cartography allows visualisation and dissemination of research findings in a more accessible manner. Well-designed and aesthetically pleasing cartographical illustrations can provide significant visual impact, and visually appealing cartographical illustrations can effectively assist in publishing research findings and technological advances. Production of cartographical illustrations is one of the most important techniques for visualising geoscientific phenomena. It allows amalgamating mapping efforts and compilation of geoscientific results. Computerised cartography allows generation and management of illustration products efficiently and effectively. Well-designed cartographical maps and illustrations can be easily understood by a wide range of people. Thus, research findings can be disseminated effectively to a diverse range of audiences including policy makers and the general public. Particularly, it can be used for producing interpretative illustrations for unveiling the fascinating and much less known correlated geological events over space. Demek J (ed) (1972) Manual of detailed geomorphological mapping. Academia (for the International Geographical Union, Commission on Geomorphological Survey and Mapping), Prague, 344p Gellert JF (1988) Applied geomorphological survey and mapping on coasts. Zeitschrift fur Geomorphologie, N.F., Supplement Band 68, 223p Haflidasona H, Sejrupa HP, Nygard A, Mienert J, Bryn P, Lien R, Forsberg CF, Berg K, Masson D (2004) The storegga slide: architecture, geometry and slide development. Mar Geol 213:201–234 Long D, Holmes R (2001) Submarine landslides and tsunami threat to Scotland. ITS 2001 Proceedings, session 1. Number 1–12. pp. 355 Ollier CD (1977) Terrain classification: methods, applications and principles. In: Hails JR (ed) Applied geomorphology. Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp. 277–316 Peirce CS (1985) Logic as semiotic: the theory of signs. In: Innis RE (ed) Semiotics: an introductory anthology (4–23). Indiana University Press, Blooming-ton Shi S, Walford N (2012) Automated geoprocessing mechanism, processes and workflow for seamless online integration of geodata services and creating geoprocessing services. Special Issue on interoperability Architectures and Arrangements for Multi-Disciplinary Earth Observation Systems. The IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing. 5(6):1695–1664 Smith DE, Dawson AG, Hickey KR, Firth CR, Brooks CL, Dawson S, Shi S (1993) Final report on work undertaken by Coventry University (The Co-ordinator) - The Geological record: impacts of sea level change in Europe. Climate Change, Sea Level Rise and Associated Impacts in Europe - The report for the Commission of the European Communities under contract EPOC-CT90-0015 Smith DE, Shi S, Cullingford RA, Dawson AG, Dawson S, Firth CR, Foster IDL, Fretwell PT, Haggart BA, Holloway LK, Long D (2004) The Holocene storegga slide tsunami in the United Kingdom. Quat Sci Rev 23:2291–2321 Whitmeyer SJ, Bailey JE, DePaor DG, Ornduff T (Eds.) (2012) Google Earth and Virtual Visualizations in Geoscience Education and Research. The Geological Society of America. 468 pages. ISBN: 9780813724928 Source.

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