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ELEMENTS OF CARTOGRAPHY

HARDBACK BY ROBINSON, ARTHUR H.; ETC.; MORRISON, JOEL L. (US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY); MUEHRCKE, PHILLIP C. (UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN, USA); GUPTILL, STEPHEN C. (US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY); KIMERLING, A. JOHN (OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY, USA)

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ISBN
9780471555797
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JOHN WILEY AND SONS (WIE)
 
 
EDITION
6TH REVISED EDITION
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FORMAT
HARDBACK
PAGES
688 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
03 MAR 1995

DESCRIPTION

Recognized as the classic resource in cartography, this text continues to integrate the latest modern technology with traditional cartographic principles. The balanced author team provides a solid conceptual foundation in the basic principles of cartography while introducing the newest technological advances which have greatly altered modern cartographic techniques. New features include a complete updating of topical data and a shift in emphasis from small--scale to all--scale maps.a a Systematic coverage is given to both theory and applications with all basic mapmaking tools presented including formulas, tables and constants.

CONTENTS

Partial table of contents: Cartography Today. History of Cartography. EARTH--MAP RELATIONS. Basic Geodesy. Scale, Reference, and Coordinate Systems. SOURCES OF DATA. Ground Survey and Positioning. Remote Sensing Data Collection. DATA PROCESSING. Image Processing. Geographic and Cartographic Database Concepts. Geographic Information Systems. PERCEPTION AND DESIGN. Color Theory and Models. Color and Pattern Use. Typography and Lettering the Map. CARTOGRAPHIC ABSTRACTION. Selection and Generalization Principles. Portraying the Land--Surface Form. Dynamic/Interactive Mapping. MAP EXECUTION AND DISSEMINATION. Map Reproduction. Map Production. Appendices. Index.