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cartography

map making.

epidemiological cartography
making maps which show epidemiological data about distribution of disease or its causes by land area.
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Most cartographers at the time did not accompany French explorers and navigators on their ocean journeys, but instead produced maps from the safety of their offices, relying only on written information being sent back.
The discussion of all the factors that are considered by cartographers in drawing maps is fascinating and will provide a wealth of ideas for map makers.
Greene worked over several weeks with Oxford Cartographers in the UK to meet the exhibit's exacting color motif.
Perhaps the fear of the unknown fed into the psyche of the cartographers.
Abraham Ortelius was the first cartographer, who named the sources of his maps by mentioning the cartographers.
Cartographers design, compile and revise maps, plans, charts and globes, and work mainly with digital data and imagery.
The Office of the Geographer and Global Issues, in coordination with the policy bureaus of the State Department, provides guidance to cartographers on the types, status, and alignments of boundaries shown on U.
Retired cartographer Peter Adams, of Jesmond, started to painstakingly reproduce Victorian maps covering the North East and beyond in 1999.
As reported in these pages last year (see our Insider Report item "UN's Law of the Sea Caper," in our February 24, 2003 issue), a group of cartographers at the University of New Brunswick "is redrawing the world's oceans under new rules set by the United Nations, divvying up trillions of dollars worth of natural resources in huge chunks of the sea floor.
The scope of his book is very large, ranging from the late sixteenth until the middle of the eighteenth century and covering the work of astronomers, philosophers, theologians, mathematical practitioners, cartographers, poets and "ordinary" men.
Early astronomers and cartographers had it right all along--the world is flat.
Sheena Barclay, head of the cartography section, says she and her team of 35 cartographers had been able to up date the atlas right up to the last minute before printing--thanks to advanced technology.