The second edition of Designing Better Maps: A Guide for GIS Users is now available from Esri Press.
A new mapping method has emerged with high-profile news outlets like The New York Times and Bloomberg Business which are using tile grid maps, which represent each state with a congruent square
The North American Cartographic Information Society and the FixWikiMaps Project are organizing the first ever MapLift from August 28th through September 4th this year. MapLift is a program to identify and fix bad, outdated, or incomplete maps on Wikipedia. Volunteers are being solicited to help with the program. Those interested can signup via the MapLift signup […]
One issue with choropleth maps is that geographic areas that are small in area can oftentimes become indecipherable when viewed on a small scale map. Take for example, a map of the United States. The states located in the New England region are far smaller in size than states along the Western […]
If you are looking for some peace and quiet, the National Park Service (NPS) has made it a little easier to find. A new map from the NPS displays the noisiest as well as the quietest places in the United States. What they found is not surprising. The east coast […]