THE COMPLEX ATLAS OF THE
territories as most intensively transformed natural territories possessing
besides general geographic expressed social and economic characteristics, to
the greatest degree contain preconditions for the complex cartographical analysis.
An available domestic experience on creation of city territories atlases
enables opportunity to display the various information on the nature,
industrial potential, social and economic conditions, quality of environment
and its comfort for a life in city conditions in systematized and objective
way. The complex scientifically referenced atlas of
introduction section of the atlas the general data on city are placed, the physical
geographical map of
historical section of the atlas contains fragments of archival maps, beginning
with S.U.Remezov's map from «The drawing book of
map scheme by stages expansion of city building at 18-20 centuries is resulted.
The historical section of the atlas reflects the basic stages of becoming and
development of the city, its formation as one of industrial centres
section «Environment and resources» gives representation of the
Modern landscapes of city essentially differ from natural. They can be subdivided into 4 categories: Natural one with elements of regulation, natural anthropogenous, architecturally residential and industrial. The map of modern landscapes opens the social and economic section of the atlas which includes the industry, power, demography, transport, communication, municipal services, public health services, trade, etc. Maps are accompanied by schedules, tables and diagrams of facts. Territorial and demographic dynamics of city are shown.
The separate section is devoted to administrative regions of city. On region maps the basic industrial and welfare objects, the road and transport network, housing estate are displayed. The section comes to the end with the Plan of city perspective development
The big attention is given to development of section «Quality of the environment», containing maps describing an available housing of city, degree of an accomplishment, level of air pool and superficial waters, of pollutions, medical and ecological conditions, sanitary and hygienic condition. Here a zoning on a set of adverse ecological factors is presented.
concept, subject domain, the thematic content, approaches and techniques of map
compilation for the popular scientific atlas of