polygon map

polygon map

(Data West Research Agency definition: see GIS glossary.) Defines the borders of homogeneous features as well as the characteristics associated with those features which identify special land related information (e.g., a soils map describes the boundary characteristics of soil types from which the following types of information can be obtained: areas which have unstable land for construction; areas that may be within a floodplain; wetland areas; areas with high potential productivity for farming, etc.)

Polygon mapping is the cartographic display of regularly or irregularly shaped polygons and their attributes. Typically, this capability includes shading, symbology and numeric labeling, as well as other map cosmetic functions for generating alphanumeric labeling of polygons.
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Another option is to use the Polygon Map Generation tool (http://www-cs-students.stanford.edu/~amitp/game-programming/polygon-map-generation/demo.html) to create your own island.
Yang, An Approach for Quality Evaluation in Polygon Map Generalization, Central South University, Hunan, China, 2009.
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digital soil maps A vector polygon map found in digital form
The product of spatial disaggregation of a legacy soil polygon map is usually a raster map depicting a soil-class prediction for every grid cell; however, some spatial disaggregation algorithms have demonstrated the ability to produce maps of the estimated probabilities of occurrence for each soil class too (e.g.
Legacy soil polygon maps depict the spatial distribution of soil map units efficiently but they do not usually depict the spatial distribution of the soil classes that compose those soil map units.
With legacy soil polygon maps, it is usually a matter of calculating the within-map-unit weighted mean of the target soil property using the areal extent of the constituent soil classes as weights (e.g.
Once a vector polygon map delineates the area in which the seed varieties were planted or the tillage practice took place, a chart can be created which uses each seed variety or tillage practice area as a category.
In contrast, conventional (legacy) soil maps generally provide full area coverage and are available even in data-limited environments; but these polygon maps pose a challenge for spatial analysis.
gaps in attribution, topological issues in the polygon maps), and recognition of more fundamental paradigm differences within the compiled soil information (e.g.