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Maps and Cartography

Planisphere Celeste Meridionale, 1705Planisphere Celeste Meridionale, 1705.

Notable Cartographers and Their Maps

Cartography is the art and science of map making. It requires a steady hand, attention to detail, and comprehensive knowledge of geography. Though most people can’t name one cartographer off of the tops of their heads, let alone a group of them, maps play an influential role in everyone’s lives. […]

Maps and Cartography

Visualizing Data: World Obesity Rates, NY Marathon Route Census Analysis

Visualizing Data: World Obesity Rates, NY Marathon Route Census Analysis

The World Health Organization (WHO) has put out a mapping application showing the global prevalence of obesity for males and females over twenty years of age.  WHO defines obesity as those individuals with a Body Mass Index (BMI) that is 30 or higher.  According to WHO’s factsheet on obesity, in […]