Cartography: Thematic Map Design / Edition 2by Borden D. Dent
Pub. Date: 01/01/1990
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
A CD-ROM containing 120-day time-limited version of ArcView
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.
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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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