Preface. Introducing Geographic Visualization (GVIS). Visualization in modern cartography: setting the agenda (A. MacEachren). The Context for the Development of Geographic and Cartographic Visualization. Visualization in historical context (M. Wood). Cognitive issues in cartographic visualization (M.P. Peterson). The bridge between cartographic and geographic information systems (K. Artimo). Issues for Tool Design: Technology, Symbolization and Human-tool Interaction. Interactive multimedia for mapping (W. Cartwright). Visualization software tools (T.A. Slocum et al.). Colour use guidelines for mapping and visualization (C.A. Brewer). Sound and geographic visualization (J.B. Krygier). Designing a visualization user interface (M. Lindholm, T. Sarjakoski). Expert/novice use of visualization tools (C. McGuinness). Linking the Tool to the Use: Prototypes and Applications. Graphic narratives for analyzing environmental risks (M. Monmonier). Designing interactive maps for planning and education (H. Asche, C.M. Herrmann). Spatial-temporal analysis of urban air pollution (A. Koussoulakou). Interactive modelling environment for 3d maps: functionality and interface issues (M-J Kraak). Multivariate display of geographic data: applications in Earth system science (D. DiBiase et al.). Visualization and data quality (F.J.M. van der Wel et al.). The Future of Cartographic and Geographic Visualization. Perspectives on visualization and modern cartography (D.R. Fraser Taylor). Index.