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A History of the World in Twelve Maps
A History of the World in Twelve Maps
by Jerry Brotton
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A fascinating look at twelve maps — from Ancient Greece to Google Earth — and how they changed our world. In this masterful study, historian and cartography expert Jerry Brotton explores a dozen of history's most influential maps, from stone... (read more)

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Mapping in the Cloud
Mapping in the Cloud
by Michael P. Peterson
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This engaging text provides a solid introduction to mapmaking in the era of cloud computing. It takes students through both the concepts and technology of modern cartography, geographic information systems (GIS), and Web-based mapping. Conceptual... (read more)

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Maphead: Charting the Wide, Weird World of Geography Wonks
Maphead: Charting the Wide, Weird World of Geography Wonks
by Ken Jennings
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Ken Jennings's Maphead: Charting the Wide, Weird World of Geography Wonks is an intriguing (dare I say, captivating?) look into the realm of maps, geography, and cartophiles. Jennings writes remarkably well, infusing his engrossing subject with a... (read more)

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Mapping in the Cloud
Mapping in the Cloud
by Michael P. Peterson
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This engaging text provides a solid introduction to mapmaking in the era of cloud computing. It takes students through both the concepts and technology of modern cartography, geographic information systems (GIS), and Web-based mapping. Conceptual... (read more)

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On the Map: A Mind-Expanding Exploration of the Way the World Looks
On the Map: A Mind-Expanding Exploration of the Way the World Looks
by Simon Garfield
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Cartography enthusiasts rejoice: the bestselling author of the Just My Type reveals the fascinating relationship between man and map. Simon Garfield's Just My Type illuminated the world of fonts and made everyone take a stand on Comic Sans and care about... (read more)

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Designing Better Maps: A Guide for GIS Users
Designing Better Maps: A Guide for GIS Users
by Cynthia A. Brewer
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Describing how to build balanced map layouts suited to varied mapping goals, this guide focuses on export options that suit different media and can be edited in other applications. The wide range of text characteristics needed for expert map design as... (read more)

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The Void, the Grid & the Sign: Traversing the Great Basin
The Void, the Grid & the Sign: Traversing the Great Basin
by William L. Fox
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What Barry Lopez did in expanding our vision of the frozen North in Arctic Dreams, William Fox has done in broadening our perceptions of the desert expanses of the West's Great Basin.<P>Roughly a quarter of a million acres of land spanning much of... (read more)

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Cartography : Thematic Map Design (6TH 09 Edition)
Cartography : Thematic Map Design (6TH 09 Edition)
by Jeff Torguson
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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... (read more)

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Getting to Know Arcgis Desktop (Getting to Know)
Getting to Know Arcgis Desktop (Getting to Know)
by Tim Ormsby
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Updated for ArcGIS Desktop 10, GIS Tutorial 1: Basic Workbook provides effective GIS training in an easy-to-follow, step-by-step format. By combining ArcGIS tutorials with self-study exercises intended to gradually build upon basic skills, the GIS... (read more)

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GIS Cartography: A Guide to Effective Map Design
GIS Cartography: A Guide to Effective Map Design
by Gretchen N. Peterson
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Maps, either printed or digital, can create effective communication with bosses, clients, other scientists, and the public. However, entry level GISers often find that map design was given short shrift in their pre-professional life. It is time for the... (read more)

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You Are Here
You Are Here
by Katharine Harmon
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Maps are magical pieces of paper. Who doesn't love to pore over them and imagine traveling to New York, Paris, Amsterdam or even Weed, California? Maps are reassuring when you are lost, and they inspire you to dream when you're stagnant. Author Katherine... (read more)

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Sea Monsters on Medieval and Renaissance Maps
Sea Monsters on Medieval and Renaissance Maps
by Chet Van Duzer
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From dragons and serpents to many-armed beasts that preyed on ships and sailors alike, sea monsters have terrified mariners across all ages and cultures and have become the subject of many tall tales from the sea. Accounts of these creatures have also... (read more)

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Rethinking the Power of Maps
Rethinking the Power of Maps
by Denis Wood
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A contemporary follow-up to the groundbreaking Power of Maps, this book takes a fresh look at what maps do, whose interests they serve, and how they can be used in surprising, creative, and radical ways. Denis Wood describes how cartography facilitated... (read more)

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GIS in Public Policy
GIS in Public Policy
by R W Greene
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How government officials, educators, and social welfare experts can put GIS to use.... (read more)

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GPS Made Easy (5th Edition): Using Global Positioning Systems in the Outdoors
GPS Made Easy (5th Edition): Using Global Positioning Systems in the Outdoors
by Lawrence Letham
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Keeping up with the newest technology, this work includes navigation in difficult weather (such as a whiteout), integrating hand-held GPS tools and data with computer programs (such as TOPO maps), and an explanation of systems being used in other... (read more)

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Outdoor Navigation with GPS (Outdoor Navigation with GPS)
Outdoor Navigation with GPS (Outdoor Navigation with GPS)
by Stephen W. Hinch
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For outdoor adventurers who hike, fish, kayak, cross-country ski, or mountain bike in the backcountry, a GPS receiver can help them reach their destination and return safely — but only if they know how to use it! Here is the guide to getting the... (read more)

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Georeferencing: The Geographic Associations of Information (Digital Libraries and Electronic Publishing)
Georeferencing: The Geographic Associations of Information (Digital Libraries and Electronic Publishing)
by Linda L Hill
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andlt;Pandgt;Georeferencing--relating information to geographic location--has been incorporated into today's information systems in various ways. We use online services to map our route from one place to another; science, business, and government... (read more)

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Cartographic Relief Presentation
Cartographic Relief Presentation
by Eduard Imhof
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Originally published in French in 1967, Semiology of Graphics holds a significant place in the theory of information design. Founded on Jacques Bertin’s practical experience as a cartographer, Part One of this work is an unprecedented attempt to... (read more)

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Introduction to Remote Sensing
Introduction to Remote Sensing
by Arthur Cracknell
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Providing a full introduction to remote sensing for all environmental scientists, this wide-ranging and authoritative text assumes no prior knowledge of remote sensing yet covers the field in sufficient depth to be suitable also as a research manual.... (read more)

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GIS Tutorial 3: Advanced Workbook (GIS Tutorial)
GIS Tutorial 3: Advanced Workbook (GIS Tutorial)
by David W Allen
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Developed for members of the humanitarian relief community, GIS Tutorial for Humanitarian Assistance moves you from the role of casual observer to involved investigator as you learn to apply analysis skills in GIS to real-world problems around the globe.... (read more)

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