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Linklist according to the lecture: »Perception of Cartographic Representations« 1. March

Script: »Perception of Cartographic Representations«      download PDF

     Here the link: »housingmaps«; it helps you find your new place to live; (USA)
           interactive map

     Here another link: Changing Face of Southeast; Washington, DC(USA)
           interactive map

     Washington Nationals (Ballpark) Aerial View; Washington, DC(USA)
           interactive map

     May help: Mapas de Argentina: mapa politico, mapa fisico, mapa hidrografico, mapa climatico
     May help also: World maps from the CIA World Factbook
     Not too serious: Whats up Buenos Aires

Discover Maps

Karttakeskus / Map Center of Finland
Find everything you need araound tube stations in London
Helsinki Pääkaupunkiseudun opaskartta / Helsinki Map Service
Townmap Berlin
The »Asian Highway Handbook«
     developed by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific;
     Publication with Full Text: Online PDF

ESA Paikallistiedotus Suomi: Iani Chaos region on Mars; Ensimmäiset Marsin suunnistuskartat
     European Space Agency

Immerse yourself in the topic: »Cartographic Communication«
     developed by Kenneth E. Foote and Shannon Crum,
     Department of Geography, University of Colorado at Boulder (USA)

Historic maps

»Historic cities maps«;
     The Geography Department, Hebrew University of Jerusalem (IL)      english

Dynamic maps

»AirTraffic«: watch swiss realtime air traffic
     Diplomawork, Zürich School of Engeneering, Winterthur (CH)

Dynamic Maps: »Mount St. Helens« Volcano (USDA)
»US Route 202« - Philadelphia Area: Northbound RT-1/Baltimore Pk to Dannehower Brg incl. jam warning
German Traffic State in »Ruhrgebiet« Area
Suomen Tiehallinto Kelikamerat
Dynamic Statistical Map: City of Santa Monica, California, available parking space

How to Make a Map:

»How to Make a Map in Illustrator«      Tutorial9

Additional Information

Worldmapper: The world as you've never seen it before:
     Worldmapper is a collection of world maps, using equal area cartograms where territories are re-sized on each map
     according to a particular variable.

New ways to see the world: Peters Maps, Population Maps, and a variety of South-up maps
      it's a shop

Cartographic history: The Cartographic Creation of »New England«
Introduction ›Map Projections‹
     variety of map projections and how each of the basic types is created

»New Directions in Wayfinding« By Joseph J. Devanney
     download article about ›Joel Katz‹ designer of the Philadelphia (USA) wayfinding system

Theoretical background: »Perception of Cartographic Representations as Visual Communication Tool«
     PhD Thesis by Immelyn Domnick

Aleksey V. Amantov: »Changes in Geological Maps as a Result of Computational Techniques«

Useful Google Earth Graphing/Drawing Tools

British Army on Everest

Wayfinding, Navigointi

How GPS Works
Maps on iPhone       Apple Inc. Video
Volvo Navigation System / RTI map (whats in there?)


Harmon, Katharine (Editor): ›You Are Here: Personal Geographies and Other Maps of the Imagination‹;
           ISBN-13: 978-1568984308
Turchi, Peter: ›Maps of the Imagination: The Writer as Cartographer‹;
           ISBN-13: 978-1595340412

Hobby pilot for Gamers (please not during the lecture!)

Google Earth's Hidden Surprise: »A Flight Simulator«

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