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 GIS BOOKS FOR GEOINT

DESIGNING BETTER MAPS: A GUIDE FOR GIS USERS by Cynthia A. Brewer

Describing how to build balanced map layouts suited to varied mapping goals, this guide focuses on export options that suit different media and can be edited in other applications. The wide range of text characteristics needed for expert map design as well as how to improve map readability with type effects such as character spacing, leading, callouts, shadows, and halos is detailed.

DESIGNING BETTER MAPS


THE GIS GUIDE TO PUBLIC DOMAIN DATA by Joseph J. Kerski and Kill Clark

Readers will understand how to find, evaluate, and analyze data to solve location-based problems. This guide covers practical issues such as copyrights, cloud computing, online data portals, volunteered geographic information, and international data with supplementary exercises.

THE GIS GUIDE TO PUBLIC DOMAIN DATA


MAKING MAPS: A VISUAL GUIDE TO MAP DESIGN FOR GIS by John Krygier and Denis Wood

Back for its Third Edition, Making Maps: A visual guide to map design for GIS covers all components of map making: titles, labels, legends, visual hierarchy, font selection, how to turn phenomena into visual data, data organization, symbolization, and more.

MAKING MAPS: A VISUAL GUIDE TO MAP DESIGN


QGIS MAP DESIGN by Anita Graser and Gretchen N. Peterson

With step-by-step instructions for creating the most modern print map designs seen in any instructional materials to-date, this book covers everything from basic styling and labeling to advanced techniques like illuminated contours and dynamic masking.

QGIS MAP DESIGN


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