Cartography: Thematic Map Design / Edition 6

Cartography: Thematic Map Design / Edition 6

by Borden Dent, Jeff Torguson, Thomas Hodler
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0072943823

ISBN-13: 9780072943825

Pub. Date: 08/21/2008

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 for a sophomore or junior level course for geography majors and many professors are beginning to introduce computer cartography throughout the course.

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072943825
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
08/21/2008
Edition description:
Net
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
321,952
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

PART I THEMATIC MAPPING ESSENTIALS


1 Introduction to Thematic Mapping


2 Basic Geodesy, Coordinate Systems, and Scale


3 Map Projections


4 The Nature of Geographic Data and the Selection of Thematic Map Symbols


5 Descriptive Statistics and Data Classification


PART II TECHNIQUES OF QUANTITATIVE THEMATIC MAPPING


6 Mapping Enumeration and Other Areally Aggregated Data: The Choropleth Map


7 The Dot Density Map


8 From Point to Point: The Proportional Symbol Map


9 Mapping Geographic Surfaces: Isarithmic and Three-Dimensional Maps


10 The Cartogram: Value-by-Area Mapping


11 Dynamic Representation: The Design of Flow Maps


PART III DESIGNING THEMATIC MAPS


12 The Map Design Process and the Elements of Map Composition


13 Making the Map Readable: The Intelligent Use of Type


14 Principles for Color Thematic Maps


PART IV MAP PRODUCTION


15 Printing Fundamentals and Prepress Operation for the Cartographer


16 Introduction to Virtual and Web Mapping


PART V EFFECTIVE GRAPHING FOR CARTOGRAPHERS


17 Effective Graphing for Cartographers


APPENDIXES


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