Visualization in Modern Cartography
|von Alan M. MacEachren|
From Book News, Inc. Explores the links between the centuries-old discipline of cartography and recent developments in scientific visualization. Covers key technological, symbolization, and user interface issues, and provides a detailed look at selected prototype geographic/cartographic visualization tools and their geographic, environmental, planning, and earth science applications. Includes numerous b&w and color diagrams and maps. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
Synopsis This text explores links between the centuries-old discipline of cartography and today's revolutionary developments in scientific visualization. The book has three main goals: to pass on design and symbolization expertise to the scientific visualization community - information that comes from centuries of pre-computer "visualization" by cartographers, and their more recent experiences with computerizing the discipline; to help cartographers cope with the dramatic shift from print cartography to...
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