1.6. Cartographic Communication

  1. Martin Dodge1,
  2. Rob Kitchin2 and
  3. Chris Perkins1
  1. Christopher Board

Published Online: 20 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470979587.ch6

The Map Reader: Theories of Mapping Practice and Cartographic Representation

The Map Reader: Theories of Mapping Practice and Cartographic Representation

How to Cite

Board, C. (2011) Cartographic Communication, 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.ch6

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: 20 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470742839

Online ISBN: 9780470979587

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Keywords:

  • cartographic communication;
  • ‘cartography as communication’;
  • Hartshorne's geography ‘represented in the world of knowledge by its techniques of map use’;
  • geography, map use and cartographic communication;
  • classic book on geographical map interpretation;
  • cartography, science of communication;
  • proliferation of models of process of cartographic communication;
  • information flow models - map–model cycle;
  • Ratajski's model;
  • Freitag's schematic model - process of cartographic communication

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Editors' overview

  • Geography, map use and cartographic communication

  • Cartography as a science of communication

  • Attempts to model cartographic communication

  • Cartographic style and communication

  • The human factors approach in cartographic communication

  • Implications for geography

  • References

  • Further reading

  • See also