Designed Maps

Author: Cynthia A. Brewer
Publisher: ESRI, Inc.
ISBN: 1589481607
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Presents a variety of well-designed maps to detail techniques and guidelines for creating cartographic effects using ESRI ArcGIS Desktop software.

Designing Better Maps

Author: Cynthia Brewer
Publisher: ESRI Press
ISBN: 9781589484405
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Designing Better Maps: A Guide for GIS Users, second edition, breaks down the myriad decisions involved in creating maps that communicate effectively. The second edition includes updated material and a new chapter on map publishing.

Principles of Map Design

Author: Judith A. Tyner
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1609180313
Format: PDF, Docs
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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 to make sound decisions about data, typography, color, projections, scale, symbols, and nontraditional mapping and advanced visualization techniques. Pedagogical Features: *Over 200 illustrations (also available at the companion website as PowerPoint slides), including 23 color plates *Suggested readings at the end of each chapter. *Recommended Web resources. *Instructive glossary

Making Maps

Author: John Krygier
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1609181662
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This volume is a concise guide to creating maps using GIS (a geographic information system). In the simplest terms, GIS is the merging of cartography, statistical analysis and database technology. Featuring over 300 maps and other figures, including instructive examples of both good and poor design choices, the book covers everything from locating and processing data to making decisions about layout, map symbols, color, and type.

Mapping Cultures

Author: L. Roberts
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137025050
Format: PDF, Docs
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An interdisciplinary collection exploring the practices and cultures of mapping in the arts, humanities and social sciences. It features contributions from scholars in critical cartography, social anthropology, film and cultural studies, literary studies, art and visual culture, marketing, museum studies, architecture, and popular music studies.

Visualize This

Author: Nathan Yau
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 3527760229
Format: PDF
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A guide on how to visualise and tell stories with data, providing practical design tips complemented with step-by-step tutorials.