Designing Better Maps: A Guide For GIS Users - Cynthia A. Brewer (2005)
ISBN 1589480899
Subject Cartography; Geographic information systems
Publisher ESRI Press
Publication Date 8/1/2005
Format Paperback (229 x 185 mm)
Language eng
Plot
Describing how to build balanced map layouts suited to varied mapping goals, this guide focuses on export options that suit different media and can be edited in other applications. The wide range of text characteristics needed for expert map design as well as how to improve map readability with type effects such as character spacing, leading, callouts, shadows, and halos is detailed. Tips are included for using font tools in the Windows operating system, such as creating special characters in map text, as is information on using text characteristics to indicate feature locations, categories, and hierarchies on maps. How cartographic conventions guide placement of labels for point, line, and area features are also explained.
Personal Details
Collection Status In Collection
Location Phelps 3512
Index 11
Owner spatial@ucsb
Links Amazon US
Product Details
LoC Classification GA105.3.B74 2005
Dewey 526
Edition 1st ed.
Cover Price $29.95
Nr of Pages 220