A bonus to the book, After the Map, is the companion site, www.afterthemap.info which offers access to all of the imagery, spreadsheets, and GIS data used in the book.
Nicolas Regnauld, Product Manager at 1Spatial discuss the debate about neocartography versus traditional cartography and the evolution towards creating more intelligent automation tools for creating maps.
Here’s a font collection cartographers and those in GIS might want to download for future use. StateFace is a sets of icons for the fifty states, the District of Columbia, and one showing the continental United States. The shapes have been simplified to make them easily usable for instances where […]
Stanford has announced that the Glen McLaughlin Map Collection of California as an Island is now available online. Glen McLaughlin collected almost 800 maps specifically about California as an island over a period of 40 years. The maps were acquired by Stanford University in December of 2011 and is the largest known […]
Gretchen Peterson is a well-known geospatial professional who has run her own GIS consulting firm, Peterson GIS, since 2001. She has worked on a wide range of GIS projects including (just to name a few) solar energy site suitability analysis, stream restoration prioritization, wildlife corridor design, and an archaeological sensitivity […]
Learn how to really display your spatial information and create well designed, informative maps. Access this collection of resources on how to display colors, create an amazing layout, and what information to show. Cartographic Design and Map Making What’s in a Map? What really makes a map? Find out the […]
GIS is a multi-faceted discipline built that incorporates a variety of technologies and concepts. To really understand the capabilities of GIS, it is important to learn cartography, spatial and statistical analysis, database management, and programming. Looking to get started in GIS? This GIS 101 page is the launch page for […]
If you live near Portland, Maine and have homeschooled children, there is a cartography course being offered through the Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education of the University of Southern Maine. The four-part homeschooling cartography course is offered at two levels: intermediate for children aged 10-12 and secondary […]