Where the Animals Go: Tracking Wildlife with Technology in 50 Maps and Graphics

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W. W. Norton & Company
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10.0 X 0.7 X 10.9 inches | 2.5 pounds
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About the Author

James Cheshire is professor of geographic information and cartography at University College London.
Oliver Uberti is a Los Angeles-based designer and a former design editor for National Geographic.


This book is beautiful as well as informative and inspiring. There is no doubt it will help in our fight to save wildlife and wild habitats.--Jane Goodall
In recent years, technology has made it possible to track animal movements from afar in more and more detail... [Cheshire and Uberti] have dipped into this deluge of data to create 50 beautiful and engaging maps that reveal the wanderings of animals.
A striking example of how innovative technology can be used to increase our understanding of the natural world.
This is a special kind of detective story. After millennia of using footprints, feces, feathers, broken foliage and nests to track animals, the process is now so teched up you need to read this book to find out the how, what and why.
An enthralling look at the world that technology can help us uncover... Exquisite.--Emily Scragg
[A] stunning translation of movement onto paper.
Cheshire and Uberti write about billions of data points being collected--some by citizen scientists--and their ravishing maps put this information to good use...[They] show us with precision and clarity where the animals go.
[W]ell laid out, easy to understand and a pleasure to return to many times.
[A] gorgeous data trove... Accompanying the text are beautifully designed four-color maps and other visualizations ... [A]n inspiring introduction to an important area of science.
Where the Animals Go elegantly elucidates the role new technologies has played in expanding our knowledge of animal migration.