This volume is a concise guide to creating maps using GIS (a geographic information system). In the simplest terms, GIS is the merging of cartography, statistical analysis and database technology. Featuring over 300 maps and other figures, including instructive examples of both good and poor design choices, the book covers everything from locating and processing data to making decisions about layout, map symbols, color, and type.This volume is a concise guide to creating maps using GIS (a geographic information system).
|Author||:||John Krygier, Denis Wood|
|Publisher||:||Guilford Press - 2011|