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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.
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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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STARR was calculated using an empirical weighting method, the rank-ordered centroid weighting method (Barron and Barrett 1996), that combines the weighted, ranked equal-area ratings of the magnitude, duration and interannual frequency metrics for the contributing watershed of each stream gauge.
Smailagic, "Maxwell's equal-area law for charged Anti-de Sitter black holes," Physics Letters B, vol.
These maps have the same good properties as the concentric map: equal-area preservation, bicontinuity (the map and its inverse are continuous) and low distortion.
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...oriented with south-on-top!
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.
In contrast, most cartographers value the equal-area property, as the comparison of a real extents is made easier.
The method that the equal-area of rectangular shape is represented for round-ended shape has been used for antenna [18].
Strike and dip of the faults were plotted in equal-area projection of Schmidt net to obtain and calculate the directions of principal stresses which acted on those faults.
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.