Geography 353 Cartography and Visualization

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Geog 353 Lecture Outline: Map Making Tools
Update: 8/30/16


Where we are ... in the process


1. How To Make a Map & What Is A Map?


2. What's Your Map For?

3. Mappable Data

Assign Lab 1



4. Map Making Tools



Making Maps with Computers: some background



A Brief History of Computers and Mapping



Map Making Tools (continued):




Digital File Formats and Conversions


Common Graphic File Formats



Common Non-graphic File formats

  1. the text data we found on the WWW


  2. Spreadsheet file formats


  3. HTML (HyperText Markup Language) files



Assign Lab 2




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