H.G. Jerie's scientific contributions

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Considering the slow progress in topographic mapping in vast areas of the world, it becomes evident that a new outlook to this problem is necessary and that new means have to be found to solve it. The author attempts first to analyse the prevailing requirements and environmental circumstances which have to be considered in designing national mappin...

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... In this situation, almost inevitably, some attention has to be focussed on the possibilities offered by space imagery. Since Sudan has a huge land area, much of which is flat or has a limited range of relief and contains little cultural detail, so small-scale line maps or the photo-or image-based maps advocated by Jerie (1969) might well be quite appropriate and acceptable products. Furthermore, since much of the Sudan comprises desert and semi-arid land, the weather is often cloud-free so that the problems of acquiring imagery from space are far less likely to occur than they do in the cloudy areas of the tropics or those areas such as the U.K. with a temperate maritime climate. ...