Mapping Across Academia by Stanley D. BrunnMapping Across Academia by Stanley D. Brunn

Mapping Across Academia

byStanley D. BrunnEditorMartin Dodge

Hardcover | February 17, 2017

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This book addresses the role and importance of space in the respective fields of the social sciences and the humanities. It discusses how map representations and mapping processes can inform ongoing intellectual debates or open new avenues for scholarly inquiry within and across disciplines, including a wide array of significant developments in spatial processes, including the Internet, global positioning system (GPS), affordable digital photography and mobile technologies. Last but not least it reviews and assesses recent research challenges across disciplines that enhance our understanding of spatial processes and mapping at scales ranging from the molecular to the galactic.

Stanley D. Brunn is a Professor Emeritus of Geography at the University of Kentucky. He has taught at the University of Florida, Michigan State University and seventeen other countries around the world.  His research interests primarily include the intersecting areas of the social, political and environmental, cyberspace and communicat...
Title:Mapping Across AcademiaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:394 pagesPublished:February 17, 2017Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9402410090

ISBN - 13:9789402410099

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Table of Contents

What is where? The role of map representations and mapping practices in advancing scholarship.- Physical landscapes.- Making sense of cities: The role of maps in the past, present, and future of urban planning.- Ecology and space: A case study in mapping harmful invasive species.- Mapping the universe.- Mapping the human body: A GIS perspective.- The brain and its maps: An illustrative history.- Weather maps.- Mapping in public health.- Languages. Landscape: The thing about landscape's nature: Is it a creature/monster of the map?.