isopleth


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

i·so·pleth

(ī'sō-pleth),
A line on a cartesian nomogram consisting of all points that represent a particular value of a variable; for example, an isobar is an isopleth for a particular pressure.

isopleth

lines on a map that join geographical points which have the same value for a particular continuous variable.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The first two criteria are basic requirements of dasymetric mapping that distinguish it from choropleth and isopleth mapping.
0]] on the 10-year isopleth would theoretically rebuild the stock to [B.
Hence the isopleths showed that wet mercury deposition is centered in the mercury emission source.
We collected and summarized aerial survey data based on landscape-scale areas corresponding to gauging stations and associated precipitation isopleths, and defined populations as total number of pronghorns counted during surveys within study areas comprised of Game Management Units associated with gauging stations (Fig.
Smoothed isopleths give a more clear overview of the deposit and allow to extrapolate the data beyond the data points.
These isopleths are usually shown on maps as fixed lines which do not indicate any uncertainty in the forecast.
Precipitation and air temperature were averaged over each region based upon the isopleths of normal values presented in Larkin and Bomar (1983).
A model of this type can develop concentration isopleths over an area from weather data averaged over a variety of time periods such as a day, month or year.
This allows HFP to produce color contour isopleths, enabling the engineering of precision specifications for inline compressor silencers, acoustical pipe lagging and blankets, engine and furnace exhaust silencers, low noise fans for aerial coolers and cooling towers, and acoustically rated buildings.
The GIS allows EA to access point-specific analytical results in research areas such as deep and shallow groundwater flow and dissolved-phase organic compound isopleths.
To identify areas of concentrated use within a home range, we generated 75% AK isopleths (U.