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Map drawing, modeling, printing, reading, etc.

  • Understanding Mapsby J.S. Keates

    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...

  • Mapping the Renaissance Worldby Frank Lestringant; Stephen Greenblatt

    Wiley 2014; US$ 69.95

    This book focuses on the work of the great sixteenth-century traveller and map-maker Andre Thevat and explores the interrelations between representation and power in the age of discovery. more...

  • Geländemodellierungby Peter Petschek

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 49.00

    This book explains the basic principles of terrain modeling, such as contour lines, landforms, and earth mass determination, and introduces the topics of slope stabilization, rainwater management, and terrain modeling for streets and parking spaces. The second edition also includes digital technologies such as landscapingSMART, DGM, and... more...

  • Elements of Spatial Data Qualityby S.C. Guptill; J.L. Morrison

    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...

  • Contouringby Debbie Watson; Daniel F Merriam

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    This unique book is the key to computer contouring, exploring in detail the practice and principles using a personal computer. Contouring allows a three dimensional view in two dimensions and is a fundamental technique to represent spatial data. All aspects of this type of representation are covered including data preparation, selecting contour intervals,... more...

  • Physical and Information Models in Geography (Routledge Revivals)by Richard J. Chorley; Peter Haggett

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Instant Interactive Map Designs with Leaflet JavaScript Library How-toby Jonathan Derrough

    Packt Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99

    Filled with practical, step-by-step instructions and clear explanations for the most important and useful tasks. This How-to guide offers techniques and skills through recipes. The guide is packed with step-by-step instructions for anyone who wants to learn to design and deploy interactive maps to their applicationThis book is a perfect fit for developers... more...

  • OpenLayers Cookbookby Antonio Santiago Perez

    Packt Publishing 2012; US$ 26.99

    Over 60 recipes to create GIS web applications with the open source JavaScript library more...

  • Koreaby John Rennie Short

    University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 36.00

    The first general history of Korea as seen through maps, Korea: A Cartographic History provides a beautifully illustrated introduction to how Korea was and is represented cartographically. John Rennie Short, one of today?s most prolific and well-respected geographers, encapsulates six hundred years of maps made by Koreans and non-Koreans alike.... more...

  • Online Maps with APIs and WebServicesby Michael P Peterson

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 159.00

    With the Internet now the primary method of accessing maps, this volume examines developments in the world of online map delivery, focusing in particular on application programmer interfaces such as the Google Maps API, and their utility in thematic mapping. more...