Cartography: Thematic Map Design / Edition 6

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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 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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780072943825
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 8/21/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 368
  • Sales rank: 509,732
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

PART I THEMATIC MAPPING ESSENTIALS1 Introduction to Thematic Mapping 2 Basic Geodesy, Coordinate Systems, and Scale3 Map Projections4 The Nature of Geographic Data and the Selection of Thematic Map Symbols 5 Descriptive Statistics and Data ClassificationPART II TECHNIQUES OF QUANTITATIVE THEMATIC MAPPING6 Mapping Enumeration and Other Areally Aggregated Data: The Choropleth Map 7 The Dot Density Map8 From Point to Point: The Proportional Symbol Map9 Mapping Geographic Surfaces: Isarithmic and Three-Dimensional Maps10 The Cartogram: Value-by-Area Mapping11 Dynamic Representation: The Design of Flow Maps PART III DESIGNING THEMATIC MAPS 12 The Map Design Process and the Elements of Map Composition13 Making the Map Readable: The Intelligent Use of Type14 Principles for Color Thematic MapsPART IV MAP PRODUCTION 15 Printing Fundamentals and Prepress Operation for the Cartographer 16 Introduction to Virtual and Web MappingPART V EFFECTIVE GRAPHING FOR CARTOGRAPHERS17 Effective Graphing for CartographersAPPENDIXES

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