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The Graphical Cadastre Problem in Turkey: The Case of Trabzon Province

Karadeniz Technical University, Department of Geodesy and Photogrammetry Engineering, 61080, Trabzon, Turkey
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Sensors 2008, 8(9), 5560-5575;
Received: 28 May 2008 / Revised: 19 August 2008 / Accepted: 2 September 2008 / Published: 11 September 2008
Cadastral projects in Turkey have been accelerated in recent years by the involvement of the private sector. These projects aim at completing the country’s cadastre, along with producing bases in standards that could be a foundation for Land Registry and Cadastre Information System (LRCIS). It is possible to produce cadastral data with today’s technological means. In this context, three dimensional cadastre data can be properly produced, especially in digital cadastre projects with the required point accuracy. Nevertheless this is not enough for LRCIS. The cadastre bases that have been produced so far by different methods with different scales and bases, with or without coordinates, should also be converted into digital form based on National Basic GPS Network of Turkey (NBGN) in required point-location accuracy. As the result of evaluation of graphical cadastre bases produced without coordinates, actual land measurements, and information obtained from sheets and field book data together, it was found out that there are significant base problems in the graphical maps. These bases, comprising 20% of Turkey’s cadastre constitutes the most important bottleneck of completing the country’s cadastre. In the scope of this paper, the possibilities of converting the field book measurement values of graphic cadastre bases into digital forms in national coordinate system by comparing them with actual land measurements are investigated, along with Turkey’s Cadastre and its problems. View Full-Text
Keywords: Turkish Cadastre; Graphical sheets; Digital cadastre; Field book Turkish Cadastre; Graphical sheets; Digital cadastre; Field book
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Demir, O.; Çoruhlu, Y.E. The Graphical Cadastre Problem in Turkey: The Case of Trabzon Province. Sensors 2008, 8, 5560-5575.

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