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Elements of Cartography

Elements of Cartography - 6th edition

Elements of Cartography - 6th edition

ISBN13: 9780471555797

ISBN10: 0471555797

Elements of Cartography by Arthur H. Robinson - ISBN 9780471555797
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 6TH 95
Copyright: 1995
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 1995
International: No
Elements of Cartography by Arthur H. Robinson - ISBN 9780471555797

ISBN13: 9780471555797

ISBN10: 0471555797

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 6TH 95

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Summary

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.'' Systematic coverage is given to both theory and applications with all basic map making tools presented including formulas, tables and constants.

Table of Contents

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