Maps and Cartography
Profiling interesting maps and geography items. Also listed in this category are articles relating to cartography (aka map making) and cartographic techniques.
Elizabeth Borneman explores how cartography and cartographic projections help and hinder our perception of the world.
A brand new start up, First Mile Geo, which specializes in developing GIS tools for research in developing countries, has helped analyze and map out the Syrian conflict at the neighborhood level in the country’s largest city, Aleppo. In order to create a report commissioned by the American Security Project, Caerus Associates, a research firm based out […]
The North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS) has issued a Call for Submissions for the second edition of its Atlas of Design. Described as a “publication dedicated to honoring beautiful and interesting maps from around the world”, the Atlas of Design was created by the NACIS in order to draw attention to the beauty of mapmaking […]