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e·qual-ar·e·a

(ē′kwəl-âr′ē-ə)
adj.
Relating to or being a map projection in which areas on the map are proportional to corresponding areas on a globe.

equal-area

n
(Physical Geography) (modifier) (of a map projection) showing area accurately and therefore distorting shape and direction. Also: homolographic
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Because the data obtained from soil archives were collected based on soil horizons, equal-area quadratic splines were fitted to the horizon data (Bishop et al.
In order to challenge assumptions about power and dominance, an entire wall is dedicated to the largest Hobo-Dyer equal-area map ever produced.
To make his point he inevitably contrasted his equal-area map with those based on the standard Mercator projection--whose greatly exaggerated higher latitude land masses come at the expense of those in the tropical regions, home to the majority of developing countries--and rejected the use of other equal-area maps which used curved lines of longitude.
The method that the equal-area of rectangular shape is represented for round-ended shape has been used for antenna [18].
An equal-area world map is the usual template for incidence and endemicity displays, whereas regional maps and insets are used as needed; however, no section or entry on geographically diverse, health care-associated bacterial infections is included.
SAFE, Equal-area partitions of sphere, presentation at UNSW, July 2003.
The coordinates of the TAZ polygons are converted into the Albers Equal-Area (AEA) Conic Projection.
Until recently, mirror-cell designs were the result of guesswork and the application of the equal-area rule, which divides a mirror into symmetrical segments of equal area that are supported at the center.
The Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA) and American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-conditioning Engineering (ASHRAE) outline a procedure "taking equal-area traverse" involving two dozen readings for the round section of a fan.
Most studies have been conducted by superimposing grids on equal-area projection maps and counting the number of species occurring within grid cells (i.
With the exception of five world-view Mollweide equal-area oval projection maps, all the modern maps have a scale that is expressed in miles and kilometers, or sometimes yards and meters.
And mathematicians haven't yet proved that the hexagonal honeycomb is the most efficient way of partitioning a region into equal-area units (SN: 3/5/94, p.