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  • Learning and Teaching with Mapsby Patrick Wiegand

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 50.95

    A comprehensive and authoritative account of how primary school children and teachers can use maps to enhance learning and deepen understanding of this essential skill. It includes all aspects of map use, such as reading and interpreting maps and using maps to find the way, covering maps of all scales, including globes and atlases. The text is extensively... more...

  • A History of Spacesby John Pickles

    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...

  • Geographical Information Systems and Computer Cartographyby Chris B. Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 101.95

    A concise text presenting the fundamental concepts in Geographical Information Systems (GIS), emphasising an understanding of techniques in management, analysis and graphic display of spatial information. Divided into five parts - the first part reviews the development and application of GIS, followed by a summary of the characteristics and representation... more...

  • Rethinking Mapsby Martin Dodge; Rob Kitchin; Chris Perkins

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 59.95

    Maps are changing. They have become important and fashionable once more. Rethinking Maps brings together leading researchers to explore how maps are being rethought, made and used, and what these changes mean for working cartographers, applied mapping research, and cartographic scholarship. It offers a contemporary assessment of the diverse forms... more...

  • 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...

  • Maps for the Futureby László Zentai; Jesús Reyes Nunez

    Springer 2012; US$ 159.00

    The joint symposium of ICA commissions is always one of the most important events for cartographers. This joint seminar in Orleans was connected to 25th International Cartographic Conference, Paris. Works were presented by members of the commissions on: Cartography and Children, Cartographic Education and Training, Maps and the Internet, Planetary... more...

  • Mr Selden's Map of Chinaby Timothy Brook

    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...

  • Growing Stock Volume Estimation in Temperate Forested Areas Using a Fusion Approach with SAR Satellites Imageryby Nicolas Ackermann

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 179.00

    "The PhD thesis written by Mr. Ackermann is an outstanding and in-depth scientific study that closes a research gap and paves the way to new developments. Despite the extremely complex issues, his work is very understandable and excellently elaborated." Prof. Dr. Christiane Schmullius  "The PhD thesis written by Mr. Ackermann is an excellent and very... more...

  • Web Cartographyby Jan-Menno Kraak; Allan Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    Maps and atlases are created as soon as information on our geography has been clarified. They are used to find directions or to get insight into spatial relations. They are produced and used both on paper as well as on-screen. The Web is the new medium for spreading and using maps. This book explains the benefits of this medium from the perspective... more...

  • Cybercartographyby D.R.F. Taylor; Tracey Lauriault

    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...