Ordered Visual Variables

Authored by: Nicolas Lambert , Christine Zanin

Practical Handbook of Thematic Cartography

Print publication date:  May  2020
Online publication date:  May  2020

Print ISBN: 9780367261290
eBook ISBN: 9780429291968
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/9780429291968-8

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Abstract

When statistical data can be classified and hierarchized, it should be graphically transcribed using a visual variable that is able to express order: size, value, ordered colors, grain, and structures. These visual variables are explained. You also find some precisions about the relevant number of shades of color on a map.

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