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- Shell Education 2008; US$ 8.99
Maps show us where things are in the world with abstract pictures of what is in view. Many maps have grid coordinates that make it easier to locate where something is. A vertical grid line is known as longitude and a horizontal line is known as latitude. Symbols and keys are important parts of maps. A scale helps us know how far apart things are from... more...
- Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2011; US$ 35.00
With GIS technologies ranging from Google Maps and Google Earth to the use of smart phones and in-car navigation systems, spatial knowledge is often acquired and communicated through geographic information technologies. This monograph describes the interplay between spatial cognition research and use of spatial interfaces. It begins by reviewing what... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95
First published in 1967, this book explores the theme of geographical generalization, or model building. It is composed of eight of the chapters from the original Models in Geography , published in 1967. The first chapter broadly outlines geographical generalization and examines the nature and function of generalized statements, ranging from conceptual... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 69.95
At the turn of the sixteenth century, princes and navigators presided over a geographical revolution that fundamentally altered the way people viewed the world. Geography underwent a change in scale, and perceptions shifted from the Mediterranean - hitherto privileged as a universal centre surrounded by an unknown periphery - to the Oceanic. This... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 90.95
Addresses the fundamental principles of visual perception and map symbolism and critically examines the assumptions behind the theories of psychophysical testing and cartographic communication. This revised and expanded edition includes new sections on the relationship between cartography and art, and the distinction between knowledge and skill. more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Elements of Spatial Data Quality outlines the need and suggests potential categories for the content of a comprehensive statement of data quality that must be imbedded in the metadata that accompanies the transfer of a digital spatial data file or is available in a separate metadata catalog. Members of the International Cartographic Association's... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95
This book is a historical study of the survey and mapping system of Palestine under the British Mandate. It traces the background and the reasoning behind the establishment of the survey programme, examines the foundations upon which the system was based, and strives to understand the motivation of those who implemented it. This study shows that the... more...
- CRC Press 2006; US$ 154.95
INTRODUCTION Spatial Representation: Representation of Spatial Data Multi-Scale Spatial Representation Transformations in Multi-Scale Spatial Representation Operations for Geometric Transformations in Multi-Scale Spatial Representation Scope of This Book References MATHEMATICAL BACKGROUND Geometric Elements and Parameters for Spatial Representation... more...
- Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 240.00
For generations, the map has been central to how societies function all over the world. Cybercartography is a new paradigm for maps and mapping in the information era. Defined as ?the organization, presentation, analysis and communication of spatially referenced information on a wide variety of topics of interest to society,” cybercartography is presented... more...