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Cartography : Thematic Map Design (6TH 09 Edition)

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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.

Synopsis:

Yearly enrollment is approximately 5000 students. This text is well known for its clarity of content and illustrations. This text last published with a 1999 copyright and professors eagerly await this new edition. Cartography is generally a sophomore or junior level course for geography majors.

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

Product Details

ISBN:
9780072943825
Author:
Torguson, Jeff
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Author:
Dent, Borden D.
Author:
Torguson, Jeffrey S.
Author:
Hodler, Thomas W.
Author:
Torguson, Jeff
Subject:
Cartography
Subject:
Thematic maps
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Geography
Subject:
General
Subject:
Civil Engineering-Cartography
Copyright:
Publication Date:
August 2008
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
10.90x8.70x.80 in. 2.20 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Yearly enrollment is approximately 5000 students. This text is well known for its clarity of content and illustrations. This text last published with a 1999 copyright and professors eagerly await this new edition. Cartography is generally a sophomore or junior level course for geography majors.
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