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Rediscovering the world : map transformations of human and physical space

Author: Benjamin Hennig
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2013.
Series: Springer theses.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book outlines the development of a novel technique that stretches a map according to quantitative data, such as population. It proposes a gridded cartogram technique that is a versatile  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Thematic maps
Geographic information systems
Maps
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Hennig
ISBN: 9783642348471 3642348475
OCLC Number: 813947955
Notes: "Doctoral thesis accepted by the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom."
Description: xviii, 266 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Cartography and globalisation --
Creating gridded cartograms --
The human shape of the planet --
Towards a gridded cartogram projection --
Applications for gridded cartograms --
Discussion : the map ahead --
Conclusion and outlook --
Appendix A. Worldmapper basic country data --
Appendix B. SEDAC GPW v3 documentation --
Appendix C. World population atlas.
Series Title: Springer theses.
Responsibility: Benjamin D. Hennig.
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