TechFest: Cartography - fundamental to human life? Something Different

TechFest: Cartography - fundamental to human life?

  • Date

    Monday 12 September 2016

  • venue

    TechFest

  • time

    6:30pm

  • age

    Not Specified

  • price

    £4, £3 concession

  • genre

    Something Different

Cartography - fundamental to human life?

Dr Michael Wood, Emeritus Senior Lecturer, University of Aberdeen

Fraser Noble Building, University of Aberdeen

This talk traces the origins of ‘cartography’ and offers a more holistic definition than merely ‘the production of maps’. It focuses on the essential human requirement to solve spatial problems and how its scope and power have grown with new technologies
 


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