Books in category Technology & Engineering – Cartography | Page 4

  • Digital Soil Mapping

    Digital Soil Mapping

    The book compiles the main ideas and methodologies that have been proposed and tested within these last fifteen years in the field of Digital Soil Mapping (DSM).

  • Cartographies of Danger

    Cartographies of Danger
    Mark Monmonier

    And this book is one of the best places I've seen to learn about them in a highly entertaining and informative fashion."—John Casti, New Scientist

  • The Imperial Map

    The Imperial Map
    James R. Akerman

    Maps from virtually every culture and period convey our tendency to see our communities as the centre of the world (if not the universe) and, by implication, as superior to anything beyond our boundaries.

  • Map Worlds

    Map Worlds
    Will C. van den Hoonaard

    Map Worlds plots a journey of discovery through the world of women map-makers from the golden age of cartography in the sixteenth-century Low Countries to tactile maps in contemporary Brazil.

  • Disease Maps

    Disease Maps
    Tom Koch

    In Disease Maps, Tom Koch contends that to understand epidemics and their history we need to think about maps of varying scale, from the individual body to shared symptoms evidenced across cities, nations, and the world.

  • Dark Writing

    Dark Writing
    Paul Carter

    In short, Dark Writing asks why we represent the world as static when our experience of it is mobile. It traces this bias in Enlightenment cartography, in inductive logic, and in contemporary place design. This is the negative critique.

  • New Worlds from Old Texts Revisiting Ancient Space and Place

    New Worlds from Old Texts: Revisiting Ancient Space and Place
    Elton Barker, Stefan Bouzarovski, Christopher Pelling, Leif Isaksen

    Comprising twelve chapters written by a highly interdisciplinary range of contributors, this edited collection explores the rich array of representational devices employed by ancient authors, whose narrative depictions of spatial relations …

  • NaturrĂ umliche Gliederung der Karibik und SĂ damerika Geologie Vulkanismus Erdbeben

    Naturräumliche Gliederung der Karibik und Südamerika, Geologie, Vulkanismus, Erdbeben
    Patrick Wenz

    Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2011 im Fachbereich Geowissenschaften / Geographie – Kartographie, Geodäsie, Geoinformationswissenschaften, Note: 2,0, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Während den vier Wochen …

  • Making Art From Maps

    Making Art From Maps
    Jill K. Berry

    Among these are maps – an apt choice for any crafter: they're easy to find, often free, meant to be folded, and their colorful surfaces add an allure of travel to every project. Making Art from Maps is equal parts inspiration and fun.

  • Framework for the World

    Framework for the World
    David Rhind

    This book describes how different approaches are being taken in policy and practical terms in different countries to face these common challenges.

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