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Given its focus on very recent map history--the book deals with cartography and mapping as it matters mostly in today's world--this slightly more concise format works really well.
The discipline of graphic design offers a logical pathway for injecting artistic and aesthetic perspectives into cartography.
ICON and SLRB aim to elevate Bahrain's mapping and cartography capabilities to the next level, opening the door to many new possibilities and international cartography.
Two areas of employment within cartography can be identified: editorial work, which deals with the design, compilation and evaluation of data, and production work - the actual making of maps and charts.
Perhaps the first study of the matrix of the new cartography, the new sense of ideological nationalism this cartography engendered, and the imaginative "space" of literature was Richard Helgerson's landmark 1992 Forms of Nationhood, and, more recently, Andrew Gordon/Bernhard Klein's 2001 collection Literature, Mapping, and the Politics of Space in Early Modern England and Ireland.
The Sovereign Map: Theoretical Approaches in Cartography Throughout History, by Christian Jacob, translated by Tom Conley, and edited by Edward H.
Part two of the atlas is a guide to lunar cartography and provides in-depth descriptions of lunar features and the best times to observe them.
JUDITH BRIN INGBER received a special citation, and THE BODY CARTOGRAPHY PROJECT by OTTO RAMSTAO and OLIVE BIERINGA (who also received a 2006 Passing It On Award from the Brooklyn Arts Exhange) was given the People's Choice Award.
French soil scientist Legros (l'Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique - INRA) presents the methods of cartography that are applied to the soil mantle in order to understand the spatial organization of soils in the natural environment, summarize the information in a useful manner, and apply the information in a socially and economically justifiable way.
Gurney's fast-paced and thoroughly informative history of the compass--enriched by an anecdotal narrative style', nicely supplemented with drawings, illustrations, and a bibliography of more than 170 sources; and fortified by documentation gleaned from hundreds of diaries, logs, and firsthand accounts--draws upon an assorted cast of historic characters (sailors, explorers, scientists, and engineers) as well as on diverse disciplines (astronomy, mathematics, geography, oceanography, meteorology, cartography, and medicine).
The mixture of a loose, sketchy composition and elements of 'scientific' cartography of actual physical circumstances is a good mnemomic representation of the individual reading of an environment.