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Principles of Map Design
     

Principles of Map Design

by Judith A. Tyner
 

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ISBN-10: 1462517129

ISBN-13: 9781462517121

Pub. Date: 04/21/2014

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.


This authoritative, reader-friendly text presents core principles of good map design that apply regardless of production methods or technical approach. The book addresses the crucial questions that arise at each step of making a map: Who is the audience? What is the purpose of the map? Where and how will it be used? Students get the knowledge needed to make

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This authoritative, reader-friendly text presents core principles of good map design that apply regardless of production methods or technical approach. The book addresses the crucial questions that arise at each step of making a map: Who is the audience? What is the purpose of the map? Where and how will it be used? Students get the knowledge needed to make sound decisions about data, typography, color, projections, scale, symbols, and nontraditional mapping and advanced visualization techniques.
 
Pedagogical Features:
*Over 200 illustrations (also available at the companion website as PowerPoint slides), including 23 color plates
*Suggested readings at the end of each chapter.
*Recommended Web resources.
*Instructive glossary

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781462517121
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
04/21/2014
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
259
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Part I Map Design

Chapter 1 Introduction 3

Chapter 2 Planning and Composition 18

Chapter 3 Text Material and Typography 43

Chapter 4 Color in Cartographic Design 57

Part II The Geographic and Cartographic Framework

Chapter 5 Scale, Compilation, and Generalization 73

Chapter 6 The Earth's Graticule and Projections 91

Part III Symbolization

Chapter 7 Basics of Symbolization 131

Chapter 8 Symbolizing Geographic Data 146

Chapter 9 Multivariate Mapping 178

Part IV Nontraditional Mapping

Chapter 10 Cartograms and Diagrams 189

Chapter 11 Continuity and Change in the Computer Era 200

Part V Critique of Maps

Chapter 12 Putting It All Together 213

Appendices

Appendix A Commonly Used Projections 225

Appendix B Resources 229

Appendix C Glossary 233

Bibliography 245

Index 251

About the Author 259

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