Series: Modern Cartography Series

This series is designed to focus on key issues of significance to modern cartography. Each volume contains edited contributions from selected authors focussed on a specific theme.

The general editor of the series is Professor D. R. Fraser Taylor, Professor of Goegraphy & Environmental Studies, and International Affairs and Director, Geomatics and Cartographic Research Centre, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa Canada K1S 5B6. Telephone: 613-520-3979, Fax: 613-520-2395, E-Mail:

The series has an editorial advisory board consisting of J.T. Coppock, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
J.P. Grelot, Institut Geographic National, Paris, France
Hu Yuju, Wuhan Technical University of Surveying and Mapping, People's Republic of China
T. Kanakubo, Japan Map Center, Tokyo, Japan
J.L. Morrison, US Bureau of the Census, Washington, D.C., USA
B. Rystedt, Nationa Land Survey, Gavle, Sweden

The general editor would welcome proposals for specific themes for future volumes in this series. Such proposals should include an initial outline and suggestions for potential authors.

Book Series: Geographic Information Systems

Most recent volume

Volume 1. Geographic Information Systems

Published: 16th February 2016 Editor: D.R.F. Taylor
Technological changes are revolutionising cartography and there is a growing convergence between geographic information systems and computer assisted cartography. This book describes in detail the relationship between geographic information systems and modern cartography and considers all aspects from data collection to presentation and applications. Written by some of the world's leading cartographers, the book examines the emergence of electronic mapping systems and stresses both analysis and visualisation.

Additional volumes

Volume 6. Reflexive Cartography

Published: 18th August 2015 Series Editor: D.R.F. Taylor Author: Emanuela Casti

Volume 5. Cybercartography

Published: 12th January 2006 Editors: D.R.F. Taylor Tracey Lauriault

Volume 3. Policy Issues in Modern Cartography

Published: 16th October 1998 Editor: D.R.F. Taylor

Volume 2. Visualization in Modern Cartography

Published: 21st October 1994 Editors: A.M. MacEachren D.R.F. Taylor