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This authoritative, reader-friendly introductory text presents core principles of good map design that apply regardless of production methods or technical approach.
Judith Tyner is Professor Emerita of Geography at California State University Long Beach. She taught in the Geography Department for over 35 years, where she served as Department Chair for 6 years and as Director of the Cartography/GIS Certificate Program from its inception (1980) until her retirement. While at California State Dr. Tyner taught beginning and advanced cartography, map reading and interpretation, history of cartography, and remote sensing. She is a member of the Association of American Geographers, the North American Cartographic Information Society, the Cartography and Geographic Information Society, and the California Map Society. She is the author of two previous textbooks and over 30 articles.
Table of Contents
Planning and Composition
Text Material and Typography
Color in Cartographic Design
The Geographic and Cartographic Framework
Scale, Compilation, and Generalization
The Earth's Graticule and Projections
Basics of Symbolization
Symbolizing Geographic Data
Cartograms and Diagrams
Continuity and Change in the Computer Era
Critique of Maps
Putting It All Together
Commonly Used Projections
About the Author
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