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Mapping Social Vulnerability

Oxfam America has released new maps about the geography and the people of the US Southeast, specifically Louisiana and Mississippi. This project follows Oxfam’s previous maps of the entire Southeast, but provides more detail and depth. The maps illustrate how climate hazards pose the most risk to communities that share certain characteristics of […]

Maps and Cartography

Geo Quick Bits: Infamous Censuses, Norman B. Leventhal Map Center, Handbags for Haiti

Geo Quick Bits: Infamous Censuses, Norman B. Leventhal Map Center, Handbags for Haiti

The Geographic Travels blog notes that the upcoming 2010 U.S. Census (despite the reservations of some) is a cake walk compared to some of the more infamous censuses in history. James Fee points out an online mapping effort relating to the 2010 Census called Census Hard to Count 2010. Boston […]