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Spatial Analysis

World touristiness map by Ahti Heinla.World touristiness map by Ahti Heinla.

Heat Maps in GIS

Heat mapping, from a  geographic perspective, is a method of showing the geographic clustering of a phenomenon.  Sometimes also referred as hot spot mapping, heat maps show locations of higher densities of geographic entities (although hot spot analysis tends to be used to show statistically significant patterns: more about the difference between heat […]

GIS Learning

Geography of Billionaires: Mapping Nationalities and Residency

Geography of Billionaires: Mapping Nationalities and Residency

Forbes recently released an updated list of the world’s billionaires.  The listing contains the ranking for 1,226 individuals and families who’s net worth as of March of 2012 was 1 billion USD or more.  Since the listings contained both a country of citizenship and residence, this allows for a peek […]