Logo

Mapping, Society, and Technology

Small book cover: Mapping, Society, and Technology

Mapping, Society, and Technology
by

Publisher: University of Minnesota
Number of pages: 194

Description:
Learn how to read, use, and create maps and along the way explore how maps reflect the relationship between society and technology. Mapping is an essential form of scientific and artistic inquiry as well as a trillion dollar business. People, companies, and governments use and misuse maps and map technology to tell stories, save lives, rig elections, and spy on you.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(multiple formats)

Similar books

Book cover: An Outline of American GeographyAn Outline of American Geography
by - John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
The book is about the geography of the United States. And although the authors look at the country's physical geography, the central interest is not landforms, climate, soils, or vegetation but the human imprint on the landscape.
(11332 views)
Book cover: Understanding EarthUnderstanding Earth
by - ESRI
GIS has evolved into a crucial tool for science-based problem solving and decision making. GIS uses the power of information technology to examine geographic knowledge in ways that would be extremely time-consuming and expensive if done manually.
(5188 views)
Book cover: British Columbia in a Global ContextBritish Columbia in a Global Context
by - Open Textbook Collective
This first year Geography textbook takes a holistic approach to Geography by incorporating elements of physical, human and regional geography, as well as bringing in methods and perspectives from spatial information science ...
(1683 views)
Book cover: The Nature of Northern AustraliaThe Nature of Northern Australia
by - ANU E Press
Northern Australia is one of the largest natural areas remaining on Earth. Its tropical savannas, rainforests, and free flowing rivers provide a basis for much of the economic activity and the quality of life for residents of the area.
(10819 views)