Introduction & Layout
Terms in this set (15)
EARTH MAP RELATIONS
geodesy, map projections, scale, reference & coord. system
image processing, digital DB, DB mgmt., statistical processing
selection & generalization, symbolization, land surface form, multivariate mapping, dynamic & interactive mapping
SOURCES OF DATA
ground survey, photgrammetry, remote sensing, census & sampling
PERCEPTION & DESIGN
cartographic design, colour & theory models, colour pattern creation and use, typographic lettering, map compilation
MAP EXECUTION AND DISSEMINATION
map reproduction, map production
GERARDUS MERCATOR (1511-1594)
Holy Land Map - used up to date info, determined what was most accurate info, map projection that best fit, used most advanced map system available. Developed product that was easy to ship/conceal/read/understand, multi-display options.
PAUL PFINTZING (1554-1599)
Methodus Geometrica 1598 - hand coloured treatise on geometry & surveying. Foundation of modern surveying.
IGNAZIO DANTI (1536-1586)
Maps of Italy, such as Venice in 1550. Finer detail than google. Map size: 3X5 m (10 E size sheets). 40 maps (400 mapsheets) in 18 mths.
Map easy to read? Overcrowded, text, symbols, distractions, overlaps?
Enhance important info. Small scalebar.
Bigger areas/front/strange colour = more important,
Close to 1:phi. Visual centre = 10% distance from centre. Equal distribution of elements. Large object/solid colours have more weight. Sketch it out first.
More/less prominent colours, labels: city label bigger if city is bigger.
Do features work well together? Yellow hard to see on white but easy on black
Elements working together or fighting for attention? Legend covering info?
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