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Articles | Volume XLIII-B4-2020
Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLIII-B4-2020, 727–734, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-archives-XLIII-B4-2020-727-2020
Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLIII-B4-2020, 727–734, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-archives-XLIII-B4-2020-727-2020

  25 Aug 2020

25 Aug 2020

CONTENT STRUCTURE DESIGN OF NEW CENTURY EDITION OF THE NATIONAL FUNDAMENTAL GEOGRAPHIC ATLAS OF CHINA

G. Wang1, D. Wang1, J. Qiao2, W. Zhou3, and M. Chen4 G. Wang et al.
  • 1National Geomatics Center of China, 100830 Beijing, China
  • 2School of Geodesy and Geomatics, Wuhan University, 430079 Wuhan, China
  • 3Heilongjiang Administration Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation, 150086 Haerbin, China
  • 4Chinese Academy of Surveying and Mapping, 100830 Beijing, China

Keywords: New Century Edition; The National Fundamental Geographic Atlas of China, The Theory of Compilation and Research, Content Planning, The Principle of Topic Selection, Structure Design, Map Arrangement

Abstract. The research and compilation of new century version of the National Huge Atlas of the People's Republic of China is the special basic work project by Ministry of Science and Technology of the People's Republic of China from June 2013 to May 2018. The National Fundamental Geographic Atlas is one of the important achievements, which represents the spatial distribution of basic geographic elements such as water system, landform, residential area, transportation, boundary, soil and vegetation in detail by relative balance. In order to meet the requirements of the construction of ecological civilization and the development of new urbanization, the set of surface coverage maps and the set of urban maps are added, and the new structure model of the National Fundamental Geographic Atlas is constructed. The Atlas is in 4-forma size, it is made up of five parts: group of sequence maps, group of topography and terrain maps, group of surface coverage maps, group of city maps and index of place names. This paper mainly discusses and studies the theory of compilation and research and content planning, the principle of topic selection and taking account of factors, structure design and map arrangement of Atlas.