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Main Title Understanding Different Geographies [electronic resource] /
Author Kriz, Karel.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Cartwright, William.
Kinberger, Michaela.
Publisher Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer,
Year Published 2013
Call Number GA1-1776
ISBN 9783642297700
Subjects Geography. ; Geographical information systems.
Internet Access
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Collation IX, 252 p. 131 illus., 100 illus. in color. online resource.
Due to license restrictions, this resource is available to EPA employees and authorized contractors only
Contents Notes
From the Contents: Maps and Design -- Cartography utilizing Geo-Communication -- Understanding different geographies: the case for drawings and sketches -- Artefacts and geospaces -- Understanding Artefacts through Geographies - Perceiving Geographies through Artefacts -- Harriet Edquist and Lisa Byrne: Understanding Place -- When countries become gods - some thoughts on the geospatial aspect of deities and demons in India -- Exhibitions and Geospace -- Potential Information Gains for Exhibition Makers and their audience in Mapping the Movement of Objects -- Representations and Geospace -- The Geography of Uncertainty: Outcomes Spaces and Uncertainty Visualization. This book collects revised versions of papers first delivered at the "Understanding Different Geographies Symposium" held in Puchberg am Schneeberg, Austria in 2011. The Symposium focussed on "Communicating Meaning with [Geo]Graphic Artefacts". The general topics of the chapters cover: - Exploring geographic knowledge - Maps in exhibition spaces - Information and exhibition design with (geo)graphic artefacts - Extracting meaning from visualisations of different geographies - Deconstructing maps of information - and other spaces