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Cartographic Concepts and Resources
Maps communicate through abstraction. Map symbology like icons, colour choices, and legends are central to map design. Here you will find information on cartographic methods to create attractive maps.
Posted April 10th, 2012 by Eliana
Posted March 26th, 2009 by Eliana
MapAction has published the first edition of its Field Guide to Humanitarian Mapping. The guide, which is downloadable free, will help aid organisations to use geospatial tools and methods in their work in emergencies. There are tutorials for Google Earth and open-source GIS software.
Posted January 21st, 2008 by Virva Lompolo
This website provides many links to free and open source software pages for mapping as well as to information about such systems.
Posted February 1st, 2007 by nsrixen
Maps are a means of communication. If a person has gone to the trouble of making a map, presumeably this cartographer is trying to communicate something about a place. Probably, he or she wants some audience to understand something specific, and to treat this understanding with some sense of credibility.