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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 75.95
This book provides an essential insight into the practices and ideas of maps and map-making. It draws on a wide range of social theorists, and theorists of maps and cartography, to show how maps and map-making have shaped the spaces in which we live. Going beyond the focus of traditional cartography, the book draws on examples of the use of maps from... more...
- CRC Press 2012; US$ 186.95
Advances in Mapping from Remote Sensor Imagery: Techniques and Applications reviews some of the latest developments in remote sensing and information extraction techniques applicable to topographic and thematic mapping. Providing an interdisciplinary perspective, leading experts from around the world have contributed chapters examining state-of-the-art... more...
- Guilford Publications 2010; US$ 47.00
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... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 112.31
Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute, held in MatrŠhŠza, Hungary, 6-19 September 1998 more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 179.70
Assembling a wealth of multi-disciplinary techniques for addressing environmental problems such as pollution and climate change, this volume features simplified presentation aimed at non-experts, demonstrating geoinformatics potency as a research toolkit. more...
- Profile Books 2013; US$ 11.98
In 1659, a vast and unusual map of China arrived in the Bodleian Library, Oxford. It was bequeathed by John Selden, a London business lawyer, political activist, former convict, MP and the city's first Orientalist scholar. Largely ignored, it remained in the bowels of the library, until called up by an inquisitive reader. When Timothy Brook saw it... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 190.94
These selected papers from the XXVIth Conference of the International Cartographic Association span the entire discipline, from questions of appropriate sources of geographic data to issues arising in the design and interactivity of cartographic products. more...
- 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...
- CRC Press 2013; US$ 104.95
Web mapping technologies continue to evolve at an incredible pace. Technology is but one facet of web map creation, however. Map design, aesthetics, and user-interactivity are equally important for effective map communication. From interactivity to graphical user interface design, from symbolization choices to animation, and from layout to typeface... more...