Generating and mapping population density surfaces within a geographical information system

Cartogr J. 1994 Jun;31(1):21-6.


PIP: Some alternative ways of presenting maps of spatial population distribution are examined using northern Leicestershire, England, as an example. The authors conclude that dasymetric and isarithmic maps are a desirable alternative and can be relatively easily generated using satellite imagery in a geographical information system.

MeSH terms

  • Demography*
  • Developed Countries
  • England
  • Europe
  • Geography
  • Maps as Topic*
  • Population
  • United Kingdom