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References

This appendix is only an introduction to projections. For more information about map projections, technical specifics, or cartographic principles, please refer to the following online resources:

Museums Teaching Planet Earth web site

http://www.geog.ucsb.edu/~dylan/mtpe/geosphere/topics/rs/howis.html

PROJ.4: Cartographic Projections Library

The main PROJ.4 web site includes links to more technical documents that describe the math and parameters involved with specific projections. See the references section at the bottom of the main web page for more links at http://proj.maptools.org.

Atlas of Canada’s Map Making learning resources

This resource includes significant information on map projections (http://atlas.gc.ca/site/english/learningresources/carto_corner/index.html).


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