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Mapping in the Cloud



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Author Biography

Michael P. Peterson, PhD, is Professor in the Department of Geography/Geology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, where he has been on the faculty since 1982. He has been a visiting scholar or fellow at universities around the world; most recently, he was Fulbright Fellow and Visiting Professor at the Technical University of Vienna, Austria (1999, 2011), Visiting Professor at the University of Applied Technology in Munich, Germany (1999, 2000, 2001), Visiting Research Fellow at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada (2004), and Erskine Fellow at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand (2012). Dr. Peterson is past president of the North American Cartographic Information Society and former editor of Cartographic Perspectives. The author of numerous articles and several books, he chaired the Maps and the Internet commission of the International Cartographic Association (ICA) from 1999-2011 and is currently chair of the ICA's publication committee.

Table of Contents

1. An Introduction to Maps and the Internet
2. The Internet Map Landscape
3. The Meaning of Mapping
4. A Map Gallery
5. Maps as a Mirror of Civilization
6. The Online Street Map
7. Map Scale and Abstraction
8. Programming the Web with JavaScript
9. Map Digitizing and GPS
10. Map Mashups
11. Points and Point Data
12. Point Maps and Graduated Symbols
13. The Online Map
14. Line and Area Map Mashups
15. Map Layers and GIS
16. Map Layer Mashups
17. Databases, MySQL, and PHP
18. Mapping from a Database
19. Mobile Mapping
20. Local Mapping
21. Maps That Move
22. Animated Mapping
23. The Cartographic Exchange

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