One Hundred Years of Dasymetric Mapping: Back to the Origin

  title={One Hundred Years of Dasymetric Mapping: Back to the Origin},
  author={Andrey N. Petrov},
  journal={The Cartographic Journal},
  pages={256 - 264}
  • A. Petrov
  • Published 1 August 2012
  • Geography
  • The Cartographic Journal
Abstract Paying the tribute to the 100 years anniversary of dasymetric mapping, this paper aims to provide a detailed inquiry into historical beginnings of this cartographic technique by working with literature and archival sources, primarily with the writings of the method’s inventor, Benjamin Semenov-Tian-Shansky. The paper confirms that the dasymetric method was first proposed in 1911 and its first cartographic products appeared in 1919. The paper reviews and discusses the dasymetric… Expand
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