Making Maps, Third Edition A Visual Guide to Map Design for GIS

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/2/2016
  • Publisher: The Guilford Press

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Author Biography

John Krygier, PhD, teaches in the Department of Geology and Geography at Ohio Wesleyan University, with teaching and research specializations in cartography, geographic information systems (GIS), and environmental and human geography. He has published on map design, educational technology, cultural geography, multimedia in cartography, planning, the history of cartography, and participatory GIS.

Denis Wood, PhD, curated the award-winning Power of Maps exhibition for the Smithsonian and writes widely about maps. A former professor of design at North Carolina State University, Wood is currently an independent scholar living in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Table of Contents

1. How to Make a Map
2. What's Your Map For?
3. Mappable Data
4. Map Making Tools
5. Geographic Framework
6. The Big Picture of Map Design
7. The Inner Workings of Map Design
8. Map Generalization and Classification
9. Map Symbolization
10. Map Symbol Abstraction
11. Words on Maps
12. Color on Maps

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