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Mapping Time - Kraak's new book now available

By Aileen Buckley, Esri Professional Cartographer

Presentation - ThumbnailReknown cartographer, Menno-Jan Kraak, has published a new book! I’ve been waiting for this — and it was worth waiting for! With beautiful maps and graphics, Menno-Jan illustrates how to visualize temporal data in a compelling and informative way, as only he can.  Take the time to check this out!

Here is the Esri Press announcement:

Esri Press announces a new title available now. Mapping Time: Illustrated by Minard’s Map of Napoleon’s Russian Campaign of 1812 considers the cartographic challenge of visualizing time on a map. Inspired by graphic innovator Charles Minard’s classic map of France’s disastrous invasion of Russia, this book combines historical and geographic analysis with cartographic visualizations of mapping change over time. It includes more than 100 full-color illustrations. Available in hardcover and soon as an e-book.

Mapping Time: Illustrated by Minard’s Map of Napoleon’s Russian Campaign of 1812

PN: 126422
ISBN: 9781589483125
Price: $49.95

More details are available on our website.

About the author

Dr. Aileen Buckley has been making maps since she was an undergraduate student. She has a Bachelors in Geography and Spanish from Valparaiso University, a Masters in Geography from Indiana University, and a Ph.D. in Geography from Oregon State University. She is a senior product engineer on the Living Atlas team, and her work focuses on determining and sharing best practices for mapping and analysis with modern GIS. She publishes and presents world-wide on many aspects of mapping and GIS. She is a co-author of Map Use: Reading, Analysis, Interpretation, and she is a co-editor for the Atlas of Oregon. Aileen is a former president of CaGIS (the U.S. cartographic association) and is actively involved with the International Cartographic Association in which she is the lead delegate for the United States.

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