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Earth Sciences & Geography - Geographical Information Systems | Understanding Different Geographies

Understanding Different Geographies

Kriz, Karel, Cartwright, William, Kinberger, Michaela (Eds.)

2013, IX, 252 p. 131 illus., 100 illus. in color.

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  • Unique treatment of the application of geographical analysis and cartographic technique to understanding different geographies
  • Trans-disciplinary approach to the mapping of non-physical and non-human geographies
  • Contemporary approaches to mapping praxis and theory
This book collects revised versions of papers first delivered at the “Understanding Different Geographies Symposium” held in Puchberg am Schneeberg, Austria in 2011.  The Symposium focussed on “Communicating Meaning with [Geo]Graphic Artefacts”.  The general topics of the chapters cover:
- Exploring geographic knowledge
- Maps in exhibition spaces
- Information and exhibition design with (geo)graphic artefacts
- Extracting meaning from visualisations of different geographies
- Deconstructing maps of information - and other spaces

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Different Geographies Symposium - Geography - Geospatial Analysis - Geospatial Representation - Mapping - Trans-disciplinary research - [Geo]Graphic Artefacts

Related subjects » Geographical Information Systems

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