Thematic Cartography and Geovisualization

Hugh H Howard, Robert B McMaster, Terry A Slocum, Fritz C Kessler

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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
Original languageEnglish (US)
Place of PublicationUpper Saddle River, NJ
PublisherPrentice Hall
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes


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Howard, H. H., McMaster, R. B., Slocum, T. A., & Kessler, F. C. (2008). Thematic Cartography and Geovisualization. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.