2.2. A Century of Cartographic Change, from Technological Transition in Cartography

  1. Martin Dodge1,
  2. Rob Kitchin2 and
  3. Chris Perkins1
  1. Mark S. Monmonier

Published Online: 21 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470979587.ch16

The Map Reader: Theories of Mapping Practice and Cartographic Representation

The Map Reader: Theories of Mapping Practice and Cartographic Representation

How to Cite

Monmonier, M. S. (2011) A Century of Cartographic Change, from Technological Transition in Cartography, in The Map Reader: Theories of Mapping Practice and Cartographic Representation (eds M. Dodge, R. Kitchin and C. Perkins), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470979587.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geography, School of Environment and Development, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK

  2. 2

    National Institute for Regional and Spatial Analysis and Department of Geography, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470742839

Online ISBN: 9780470979587

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Keywords:

  • century of cartographic change - from technological transition in cartography;
  • cartographic representation - application of sophisticated technologies;
  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania - examination of copyrighted maps;
  • digital cartography, providing displays - for irregular areas and regions;
  • land use and land cover - in vicinity of Manchester, Vermont;
  • mapping and rate of technological progress;
  • technological improvement - Lienhard's time constant of change;
  • modem technology, suggesting - that mapping the process more than the image, being the focus;
  • mapping's future - new problems and societal expectations;
  • successful, economical adaptation - cartography's foremost challenge

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Editors' overview

  • Mapping and the rate of technological progress

  • Adapting and institutions

  • References

  • Further reading

  • See also