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By D. R. F. Taylor,Tracey Lauriault

ISBN-10: 0444627138

ISBN-13: 9780444627131

Developments within the conception and perform of Cybercartography—awarded an Honorable point out in Earth technological know-how on the organization of yank Publishers' 2015 PROSE Awards—examines the various contemporary advancements within the idea and perform of cybercartography and the colossal adjustments that have taken position because the first version released in 2005. It keeps to ascertain the key components of cybercartography and emphasizes the significance of interplay among concept and perform in constructing a paradigm which strikes past the concept that of Geographic info platforms (GIS) and Geographical info technology.

Cybercartography is a brand new paradigm for maps and mapping within the info period. outlined as "the association, presentation, research and verbal exchange of spatially referenced details on a wide selection of themes of curiosity to society," cybercartography is gifted in an interactive, dynamic, multisensory layout with using multimedia and multimodal interfaces.

The seven significant components of cybercartography defined within the first version were supplemented via six key principles and the definition of cybercartography has been prolonged and accelerated. the recent perform of mapping conventional wisdom in partnership with indigenous humans has resulted in new theoretical knowing in addition to leading edge cybercartographic atlases. that includes greater than ninety% new and revised content material, this quantity is as a result of the a multidisciplinary workforce attempt and has benefited from the enter of companions from executive, and aboriginal non-governmental companies.

  • Honorable point out within the the 2015 PROSE Awards in Earth Science from the organization of yankee Publishers
  • Highlights the connection among cybercartography and demanding geography
  • Incorporates numerous new cybercartographic atlases produced in cooperation with Inuit and primary international locations groups
  • Showcases felony, moral, consent and coverage implications of mapping neighborhood and standard wisdom
  • Features an interactive significant other website containing hyperlinks to comparable websites, extra colour pictures and illustrations, plus very important info to seize the dynamic and interactive parts of cybercartography: http://booksite.elsevier.com/9780444627131/

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