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Title: Worldmapper
Url: http://www.sasi.group.shef.ac.uk/worldmapper/index.html
Publisher: University of Sheffield. Dept. of Geography
Description: This collection of cartograms, or density-equalizing maps, shows the world's territories re-sized on each map according to the variable being mapped. Over 100 variables have been mapped, including population, land area, wealth, and education. The maps and data files cover 200 territories, mainly United Nation Member States, and include at least 99.95 percent of the world's population. The colors used on the maps group the territories into 12 geographical regions, and allow for an easier visual comparison between the maps. Each map is also available as a downloadable poster, and is accompanied by a standard-area map to aid in identifying territories.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Human ecology. Anthropogeography
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Human ecology. Anthropogeography -- Human ecology. Anthropogeography -- Applied human geography
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Maps
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Mathematical geography. Cartography
Political science -- Political theory -- State. Theories of the state -- Political geography. Geopolitics
Social sciences -- Economic theory. Demography
Social sciences -- Economic theory. Demography -- Economic theory. Demography -- Demography. Population. Vital events -- Population geography. Migration
GEM Subject: Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Social studies -- Geography
Key Concept: Geography -- Demography
Geography -- Population density
Geography -- Population distribution
Geography -- Maps
Geography -- Political geography
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Dataset (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
MovingImage (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Reading Materials
Reference
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
General Public
Higher Education
Professional Formation
Secondary Education
Teachers
University First Cycle
University Postgrad
University Second Cycle
Language: English
Rights: SASI Group (University of Sheffield) and Mark Newman (University of Michigan).
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: earth science
Geography
Human geography
Physical geography
Physical sciences
Date Of Record Release: 2010-08-27 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-08-26 12:44:16 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
Full Record Views: 54
Resource URL Clicks: 7
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