Cartography: Thematic Map Design / Edition 4

Cartography: Thematic Map Design / Edition 4

by Borden D. Dent
     
 

ISBN-10: 069722970X

ISBN-13: 9780697229700

Pub. Date: 02/28/1996

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

This introductory textbook introduces students to the different types of map projections,map design,and map production. Cartography is generally a sophomore or junior level course for geography majors and many professors are beginning to introduce computer cartography throughout the course.

A CD-ROM containing 120-day time-limited version of ArcView

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Overview

This introductory textbook introduces students to the different types of map projections,map design,and map production. Cartography is generally a sophomore or junior level course for geography majors and many professors are beginning to introduce computer cartography throughout the course.

A CD-ROM containing 120-day time-limited version of ArcView GIS,including text specific exercises,is packaged free with every text. In addition,a Map Projection Poster is also included free of charge.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780697229700
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
02/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
8.93(w) x 10.60(h) x 0.99(d)

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Table of Contents

Part I: Thematic Mapping Essentials
1 Introduction to Thematic Mapping
2 The Round Earth to Flat Map: Map Projections for Designers
3 Employment of Projections and Thematic Base Map Compilation
4 The Nature of Geographical Phenomena and the Selection of Thematic Map Symbols
5 Preprocessing Geographical Data: Common Measures Useful in Thematic Mapping
6 Cartography and GIS
Part II: Techniques of Quantitative Thematic Mapping
7 Mapping Enumeration Data: The Choropleth Map
8 Mapping Point Phenomena: The Common Dot Map
9 From Point to Point: The Proportional Symbol Map
10 Mapping Geographical Volumes: The Isarithmic Map
11 Value-by-Area Mapping
12 Dynamic Representation: The Design of Flow Maps
Part III: Designing Thematic Maps
13 The Map Design Process and Total Map Organization
14 Making the Map Readable Through Intelligent Use of Typographics
15 Principles for Color Thematic Maps
Part IV: Electronic Map Production
(and more...)

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