The British Cartographic Society is delighted to announce the publication of a new booklet – Cartography – an introduction.
Cartography - an introduction is a comprehensive A6 booklet covering the fundamentals of mapping and is a must have for anyone working in the geographic information industry.
Mary Spence MBE, past president of the BCS and one of the UK’s leading cartographers said” This booklet has been published by the BCS in support of its Better Mapping Campaign. The booklet’s aim is to give basic information on what works well in map design and to get the world thinking about maps and their messages. The advice in this booklet will help anyone who is producing maps regularly in their work.”
The booklet was prepared on behalf of The British Cartographic Society by Giles Darkes, Cartographic Consultant, and Mary Spence MBE. It contains information on the following:
why good cartography is important
map functions and map types
how maps are made
feature selection and generalisation
symbolisation of areas, lines, points
data quality and map quality
the basic principles of map design
colour and text on maps
page layout and marginalia
tips on how to make better maps
UK RRP £4.99 (plus £1 p&p UK, £1.50 p&p overseas)
Discounts available for 5+ copies. Please contact us for details and prices of discounts.
The booklet is available to order online direct from the BCS.
Cartography – An Introduction
No replies to this topic
0 user(s) are reading this topic
0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users