Map Use: Reading, Analysis, Interpretation

By A. Jon Kimerling, Aileen R. Buckley, Phillip C. Muehrcke, Juliana O. Muehrcke

Map Use: Reading, Analysis, Interpretation, eighth edition, features new information on designing web maps, using cartography-related web concepts, and updating data sources with imagery and remote sensing. 

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Map Use: Reading, Analysis, Interpretation, eighth edition, is a comprehensive, foundational textbook designed for the college curriculum. Now updated with a new section on map interpretation, Map Use provides students with the knowledge and skills to read and understand maps, and offers professional cartographers a thorough reference resource. Nearly 600 full-color maps, photographs, and graphs illustrate the concepts behind communicating with maps, while PowerPoint slides further support use of the text in the classroom. The book renders basic cartographic principles accessible to all, from students of cartography and map design to those without a formal education in geography. Accommodating new developments in GPS and geographic information system technology, Map Use: Reading, Analysis, Interpretation, eighth edition can serve as an excellent introductory GIS text.

A. Jon Kimerling
A. Jon Kimerling is professor emeritus of geosciences at Oregon State University in Corvallis. He coauthored Elements of Cartography, sixth edition (Wiley, 1995).

Aileen R. Buckley
Aileen R. Buckley is a research cartographer for Esri. She coauthored The Atlas of Oregon, second edition (University of Oregon Press, 2001).

Phillip C. Muehrcke
Phillip C. Muehrcke is professor emeritus of geography at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He also coauthored Elements of Cartography.

Juliana O. Muehrcke
Juliana O. Muehrcke is the founding editor of the journal Nonprofit World.



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