Geog 387 Book Report
The assignment is to examine (one of) these books to get design
ideas and to report back to the class on what is in the book
(generally) and specifically convey some ideas that you found
potentially useful (or possibly at odds with useful!).
We are trying to help each other cover more ground than we might
You will notice that there are several types of book is the list:
I hope something of interest to every one.
If there are other books that we should add to this list, please
let me know.
Terry Slocum et al. (2009)
Thematic Cartography and Geovisualization (3rd ed.).
Will Schroeder, Ken Martin, and Bill Lorensen. (2002)
The Visualization Toolkit: An Object-Oriented Approach to
Robert Spence. (2001)
Cynthia Brewer. (2005)
Designing Better Maps.
Daniel B. Carr and Linda Williams Pickle. (2010)
Visualizing Data Patterns with Micromaps.
Arthur H. Robinson. (1952)
The Look of Maps.
Univ Wisconsin Press.
Schuyler Erle, Rich Gibson & Jo Walsh. (2005)
Mapping Hacks: Tips & Tools for Electronic Cartography.
Josie Wernecke. (2009)
The KML Handbook: Geographic Visualization for the Web.
Stephen Few. (2009)
Now You See It: Simple Visualization Techniques
for Quantitative Analysis.
Jaques Bertin. (1983)
The Semiology of Graphics.
Edward Tufte. (1983)
The Visual Display of Quantitative Information.
Edward Tufte. (1997)
Visual Explanations:Images and Quantities,
Evidence and Narrative.
Edward Tufte. (1990)
Cynthia Brewer. (2008)
Designed Maps: A sourcebook for GIS Users.
Daniel Rosenberg and Anthony Grafton (2010)
Cartographies of Time: A History of the Timeline
Princeton Archetectural Press.
Tyler Mitchell. (2005)
Web Mapping Illustrated.
O'Reilly Press. Sebastopol, CA.
Dave Shreiner (ed). (2004)
OpenGL Reference Manual.
Michael Purvis, Jeffrey Sambells, and Cameron Turner. (2006)
Beginning Google Maps Applications with PHP and Ajax:
From Novice to Professional.
Alan MacEachren. (1995)
How Maps Work.
Adrian Frutiger. (1989)
Signs and Symbols: Their Design and Meaning .
Van Nostrand Reinhold. New York.
Howard Wainer. (2009)
Picturing the Uncertain World.
Princeton University Press. Princeton.
You can sign these out from me.