ColorBrewer in Print: A Catalog of Color Schemes for Maps

@article{Brewer2003ColorBrewerIP,
  title={ColorBrewer in Print: A Catalog of Color Schemes for Maps},
  author={Cynthia A. Brewer and Geoffrey W. Hatchard and Mark Harrower},
  journal={Cartography and Geographic Information Science},
  year={2003},
  volume={30},
  pages={32 - 5}
}
ColorBrewer is a tool that assists mapmakers in choosing and creating color schemes. It is available online at . The color schemes range from 3 to 12 classes and are organized into three basic categories: sequential, diverging, and qualitative. Each of these scheme types has general perceptual characteristics which are described using Munsell hue, value, and chroma specifications. Each scheme has been proofed from color-separated negatives and adjusted to offer CMYK (cyan, magenta, yellow, and… Expand
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