Developments in the Theory and Practice of Cybercartography: by D. R. F. Taylor,Tracey Lauriault

By D. R. F. Taylor,Tracey Lauriault

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

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

The seven significant components of cybercartography defined within the first version were supplemented by means of six key rules and the definition of cybercartography has been prolonged and elevated. the hot perform of mapping conventional wisdom in partnership with indigenous humans has ended in new theoretical figuring out in addition to cutting edge cybercartographic atlases. that includes greater than ninety% new and revised content material, this quantity is as a result a multidisciplinary crew attempt and has benefited from the enter of companions from executive, and aboriginal non-governmental agencies.

  • 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 countries groups
  • Showcases criminal, moral, consent and coverage implications of mapping neighborhood and conventional wisdom
  • Features an interactive spouse site containing hyperlinks to comparable websites, extra colour photos and illustrations, plus very important info to trap the dynamic and interactive parts of cybercartography: http://booksite.elsevier.com/9780444627131/

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