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Descriptor English: Geographic Mapping
Descriptor Spanish: Mapeo Geográfico
Descriptor Portuguese: Mapeamento Geográfico
Descriptor French: Cartographie géographique
Entry term(s): Cartography, Geographic
Choropleth Mapping
Dasymetric Mapping
Geocoding
Geographic Cartography
Georeferencing
Mapping, Choropleth
Mapping, Dasymetric
Mapping, Geographic
Tree number(s): E05.318.389
E05.318.740.933.249
N05.715.360.750.746.249
N06.850.520.830.933.249
SP4.036.382.158
SP8.473.654.692.792.689
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D062305
Scope note: Creating a representation of areas of the earth or other celestial bodies, for the purpose of visualizing spatial distributions of various information.
Public MeSH Note: 2013
History Note: 2013
Related: Geographic Information Systems MeSH
Maps as Topic MeSH
Topography DeCS
Topography, Medical MeSH
DeCS ID: 55055
Unique ID: D062305
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Date Established: 2013/01/01
Date of Entry: 2012/07/03
Geographic Mapping - Preferred
Concept UI M0562425
Scope note Creating a representation of areas of the earth or other celestial bodies, for the purpose of visualizing spatial distributions of various information.
Preferred term Geographic Mapping
Entry term(s) Cartography, Geographic
Geographic Cartography
Mapping, Geographic
Dasymetric Mapping - Narrower
Concept UI M0562426
Scope note Depiction of quantitative areal data using boundaries that divide the area into zones of relative data homogeneity to portray the data distribution.
Preferred term Dasymetric Mapping
Entry term(s) Mapping, Dasymetric
Geocoding - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0570361
Scope note Determining and assigning the geographic coordinates of a location.
Preferred term Geocoding
Choropleth Mapping - Narrower
Concept UI M0562427
Scope note A method of mapping to display quantitative information in defined jurisdictions such as countries, states, or counties.
Preferred term Choropleth Mapping
Entry term(s) Mapping, Choropleth
Georeferencing - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0570323
Scope note Defining location using map coordinates.
Preferred term Georeferencing



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