Thematic Cartography and Geographic Visualization | Edition: 3
Author: Terry A. Slocum, Robert B McMaster, Fritz C Kessler
publisher: Prentice Hall
publisher Date: 04/18/2008
Schools: Temple University，University of South Carolina，Indiana University -Purdue University Indianapolis，Dartmouth College，Penn State University
Description: This comprehensive volume blends broad coverage of basic methods for symbolizing spatial data with an introduction to cutting-edge data visualization techniques. Offers clear descriptions of various aspects of effective, efficient map design, with an emphasis on the practical application of design theories and appropriate use of map elements. Clearly contrasts different approaches for symbolizing spatial data, in addition to individual mapping techniques. This edition includes updated material on the history of thematic cartography, maps and society, scale and generalization, and cartograms and flow mapping. For those interested in learning more about cartography.