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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Seminar- Cartography and Geovisualization

GEOGRAPH 493A

Studentswill understand and implement principles of good design in cartography along with understanding the human vision and how it influences perception and cognition. The course will also cover the scope of contemporary thematic cartography and web mapping. Students will gain hands-on experience in designing and improving web-based maps. In this course, students will: - Learn the fundamentals of cartography and map design - Become familiar with using open source tools to improve the visual quality of web-based and other maps - Create maps through independent design and exploration
Course Details

Spring 2021

On-Line
Feb 1, 2021 - May 4, 2021
Seda SALAP-AYCA
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84042
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Base Cost: $1,446 ($482/credit)
Term Fee: $47
Start date: Feb 01, 2021
End date: May 04, 2021
Last day to add: Feb 12, 2021
Last day to drop: Feb 12, 2021
Last day to withdraw: Mar 29, 2021