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- Subject: Mapping question...
- From: "Guillaume Dargaud" <dargaud(at)sung3.ifsi.rm.cnr.it>
- Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2001 09:41:02 -0600
- Newsgroups: comp.lang.idl-pvwave,sci.engr.surveying,comp.graphics.visualization
- Organization: CSU/DAS
- Xref: news.doit.wisc.edu comp.lang.idl-pvwave:25297 sci.engr.surveying:31255 comp.graphics.visualization:17612
For lack of a better place, I'll ask it here even though it is not IDL
specific (but I will probably implement it in IDL).
I need to make maps of the world in a special way (I don't even know what
this is called, so if anybody can provide me with a keyword...)
Say you have a quantity of rain per sq degrees and you want to enlarge the
surface area of places where it rains a lot and shrink the surface area of
dry places... You end up with a tiny sahara, but large tropical zones...
How would you go to do something like that...?
I have seen it done before, but don't know what this kind of mapping is
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