Mapping technology and GIS
Mapping technology, specifically photogrammetry and its related disciplines, has been extensively employed for irrigation and drainage engineering and management applications since becoming a practical tool in the post World War II era. The computer, space and information systems revolution of the '80's has radically changed the methods and potential for photogrammetric mapping applications. All aspects of photogrammetry have been affected including ground control surveys, aerial photography, stereo-restitution and map compilation, and cartography, the form in which maps are presented or published. ...
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