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Hue

name given to colors we can perceive (red yellow blue)

2

Value

Lightness or quality of lightness/darkness of colors

3

Chroma

Saturation, intensity or purity of color

4

# of hues that cannot be exceeded in one map

12

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RGB Model

Based on intensity of Red, green, and blue

6

CMYB

based on intensity of Cyan, Magenta, and yellow

7

HSV Model

Works directly with hue, saturation, and value

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Use of colors in Qualitative maps

Use of separate hue's to show there is no order

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Cartographic color convention:
1.)Blue:
2.) Red:
3.) Yellow/Tan
4.)Green
5.) Brown

1.) Water or cool temps
2.) Warm Temps
3.) Dry or little vegetation
4.) Abundant vegetation
5.) Land surfaces or contour lines

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Quantitative Single Hue data

Darker colors show higher values

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Quantitative Color Covention

sequential(darker is higher)
Part spectral plan(uses colors that are opposite on color wheel)
Full spectral plan(Seperate hues to show higher data)
Diverging color scheme(D, L, W, L, D)

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Red is heavier than yellow

Red is also heavier than blue