choropleth


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choropleth

(ˈkɔːrəˌplɛθ)
n
(Physical Geography)
a. a symbol or marked and bounded area on a map denoting the distribution of some property
b. (as modifier): a choropleth map.
[C20: from Gk khōra place + plēthos multitude]
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It is designed to provide an easy and powerful way to create choropleth maps that are tightly integrated with your data.
On the basis of a study on the functionality of a particular web-based geovisualization tool called 'ViewExposed' (Opach and Rod 2013), our aim with this article is to derive more general conclusions on whether multiple-view geovisualization tools consisting of choropleth maps dynamically linked with a parallel coordinate plot (PCP) may facilitate the understanding of multivariate spatial characteristics.
We thank the Royal Thai Army Medical Department for specimen collection and Nucharee Thongsen for specimen processing and creating hepatitis E IgG seroprevalence choropleth map of Thailand.
Cartographer pair wise compares the importance of the setting of coordinate system of software with the library of point, line and area symbols or with the possibilities to create choropleth map or an automatic function of generation of legend.
Figure 6 is a choropleth map showing the number of high-achieving students in each county of the United States.
The spatial distribution of the component loadings for the four principal components, that had eigenvalues exceeding a value of one, are illustrated at the census tract scale in Figure 2 using choropleth maps.
In 1829, French lawyer and social ecologist Andre-Michel Guerry used one of the first choropleth maps.
Relative concentrations plotted on choropleth maps allow visual assessment of the spatial distribution of chemical signatures (Figure 6).
The data are presented in visual form on choropleth maps that use different colors or shades to depict the average values in each area.
The design and production of choropleth maps are relatively streamlined because of well-established data-symbolization techniques.
Choropleth migration maps which show relative densities of a species across the earth's surface.