Understanding Different Geographies [electronic resource] / edited by Karel Kriz, William Cartwright, Michaela Kinberger
- Kriz, Karel
- Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer, 2013.
- Physical Description:
- IX, 252 pages 131 illustrations, 100 illustrations in color : digital
- Additional Creators:
- Cartwright, William, Kinberger, Michaela, and SpringerLink (Online service)
- Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography, 1863-2246
- 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
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