Thematic Cartography and Geographic Visualization

Thematic Cartography and Geographic Visualization

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For one/two-semester undergraduate courses in Cartography. This comprehensive text bridges the evolution in cartography by presenting both traditional methods and recently developed cartographic techniques. It provides a compendium of methods for symbolizing and visualizing spatial data, from the traditional methods that presume a communication model to computer-based techniques that provide a means of data visualization.show more

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  • Hardback | 528 pages
  • 214 x 280 x 26mm | 1,419.76g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0130351237
  • 9780130351234

Table of contents

1. Introduction. I. PRINCIPLES OF CARTOGRAPHY. 2. History of Thematic Cartography. 3. Statistical and Graphical Foundation. 4. Principles of Symbolization. 5. Data Classification. 6. Scale and Cartographic Generalization. 7. The Earth and its Coordinate System. 8. Elements of Map Projections. 9. Selecting an Appropriate Projection. 10. Principles of Color. 11. Elements of Map Design. 12. Map Production and Dissemination. II. MAPPING TECHNIQUES. 13. Choropleth Mapping. 14. Isarithmic Mapping. 15. Symbolizing Topography. 16. Proportional Symbol Mapping. 17. Dot and Dasymetric Mapping. 18. Bivariate and Multivariate Mapping. 19. Additional Techniques. III. GEOGRAPHIC VISUALIZAION. 20. Animation. 21. Data Exploration. 22. Electronic Atlases and Miltimedia. 23. Visualizing Data Quality. 24. Virtual and Mixed Environments. 25. Ongoing Developments.show more

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