Selecting the most suitable projection can be challenging, but it is as essential a part of cartographic design as color and symbol selection and should be given the same degree of consideration. A poorly chosen projection can result in misinterpreted information and impact the effectiveness of a map. This chapter provides guidance in selecting projections for world and hemisphere maps.
|Title of host publication||Choosing a Map Projection|
|Editors||Miljenko Lapaine, E. Lynn Usery|
|Place of Publication||Cham, Switzerland|
|Number of pages||16|
|Publication status||Published - 5 Apr 2017|
|Name||Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography|
|Publisher||Springer International Publishing|