Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography

Understanding Different Geographies

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

  • 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
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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

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  • Understanding Different Geographies

    Kriz, Karel (et al.)

    Pages 1-6

  • Maps and Design–Influence of Depiction, Space and Aesthetics on Geocommunication

    Kriz, Karel

    Pages 9-23

  • Understanding Different Geographies Through Drawings and Sketches

    Cartwright, William

    Pages 25-40

  • Understanding Through Encountering Place

    Vaughan, Laurene

    Pages 41-51

  • Artefacts and Geospaces

    Cartwright, William

    Pages 55-66

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eBook $119.00
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $159.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-642-29769-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Understanding Different Geographies
Editors
  • Karel Kriz
  • William Cartwright
  • Michaela Kinberger
Series Title
Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-29770-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-29770-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-29769-4
Series ISSN
1863-2246
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 252
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