Hydrologic modeling

Budds, Jessica (2011). Hydrologic modeling. In: Dym, Jordana and Offen, Karl eds. Mapping Latin America: a Cartographic Reader. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, pp. 273–277.

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For many, a map is nothing more than a tool used to determine the location or distribution of something—a country, a city, or a natural resource. But maps reveal much more: to really read a map means to examine what it shows and what it doesn’t, and to ask who made it, why, and for whom. The contributors to this new volume ask these sorts of questions about maps of Latin America, and in doing so illuminate the ways cartography has helped to shape this region from the Rio Grande to Patagonia.

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