This revised and updated edition integrates the latest in modern technology with traditional cartographic principles. While providing a solid conceptual foundation in cartographic methodology, the text also introduces the very latest advances that have greatly influenced cartographic techniques. The new edition reflects the increasing importance of cartography as the basis for further geographical study, the authors updating the original content and including three new chapters; Atlases, Mapping Time, and Exploratory Cartography. There will also be a more widespread emphasis on multimedia and the web, and the new edition has a companion website that will provide OHPs, show dynamics, provide an instructors manual and demonstrate more advanced cartographic techniques.
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The new edition of this best-selling textbook reflects the increasing importance of cartography as the basis for geographical analysis. The book has been thoroughly updated, and is further enhanced through four new and timely chapters- Atlases, Mapping Time, Maps and the World Wide Web, and Geovisualization.
The text places particular emphasis on the role of maps in the geospatial data infrastructure, and its link to multimedia and the web.
A companion web site supports the book with many additional illustrations for all chapters as well as an extensive list of links to other relevant web sites. The web site will be used to keep the book up-to-date, with discussions and information on new developments in the field.
* clear, concise writing style.
* superb range of highly effective explanatory diagrams.
* examples based on real world cases, international in scope, and directly relevant to current studies.
* a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of a fast moving subject that includes- 3D, animation, electronic atlases, data analysis and exploration, as well as multimedia, and virtual reality.
Menno-Jan Kraak is professor in Geovisualization at ITC, The International Institute of Geo-information Sciences and Earth Observation in Enschede, The Netherlands.
Ferjan Ormeling is professor in Cartography at the Faculty of Geographical Sciences at Utrecht University, The Netherlands.
Both authors are active researchers and have published widely.
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Book Description Longman Group United Kingdom, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 2. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0130888907