National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis
Unit 02 - Maps and Map Analysis
- Author(s): Unit 02, CC in GIS
- Rhind, David
- Editor(s): Goodchild, Michael F.
- Kemp, Karen K.
- et al.
This unit explores the map analysis roots of GIS. It discusses cartography and its relationship to GIS, including topics such as map types and characteristics, the concept of scale, map projections, applications of maps, computer-assisted cartography and geographic data display and analysis.