Category Archives: cartography

BullyVention maps Bullying in America via the Bullying Index

TweetHow do you increase awareness about the important topic of Bullying… you create a heat map naturally! Indeed, that’s exactly what one savvy youngster from Virgina has been doing via a project know ass BullyVention.

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2,500 American Breweries on one Giant Map

TweetMore brewery awesomeness, this time from deadspin – enter the big map of American Breweries – 2500 of them! From the source… Continuing its excellent graphic beer coverage, Pop Chart Lab has put together a wall map of over 2,500 … Continue reading

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Kickstarter Project Launches Map of 350 types of Zombies

TweetNow here’s an interesting new effort, a project that maps Zombies! Yes indeed, this kickstarter project does just that and you can be the proud owner of the map if you elect to back the project!  And those of you … Continue reading

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Awesome Maps and Data Visualizations from 2013

TweetI’m not calling this a “best” list as that’s pretty tough to call, however, it is a fine list of sweet maps and data visualizations that we enjoyed and shared with the community during the first half of 2013 – … Continue reading

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Data Tip – NOAA Digital Coast Data Access Viewer adds LiDAR

TweetHere’s details of a pretty sweet data access tool from the NOAA Coastal Service Center- the Data Access Viewer. In a recent update from NOAA we learn that Many new LiDAR data sets recently have been added to the resource. … Continue reading

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Regional Differences Project – Drawing America’s Regions

TweetHow do you define the Northwest or the Rockies regions of America? Enter The Regional Differences Project – a cool project that lets users enter their definition of regions in an effort to crowd source regional differences and define the … Continue reading

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Cool Technology Seen at ESRIUC – Epson SureColor T Series

TweetThe ESRIUC is a great chance to see the latest Geo technology, hardware, gadgets and other amazing stuff! I always stop to see a demo of the latest in wide format plotting and scanning and this year I was pleasantly … Continue reading

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ESRIUC Map Gallery People’s Choice Winner Inspired by Van Gogh

TweetOne of the most popular events at the annual ESRIUC each year is the Map Gallery where the works of thousands of GIS users from around the World are put on display and shared with attendees. Maps are judged and … Continue reading

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Creative Cartography Meets Music in The Song Map

TweetOh yes, I love art… I also love music too, heck, who doesn’t right? Well, I know you GeoGeeks and music lovers will really dig this one as we stumble onto yet another amazing cartographic product that quite simply will … Continue reading

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Map of Stout Month and Stout Beer Consumption at Vine Street Pub in Denver CO

TweetThe folks at American Sentinel University share with us that Geospatial technologies and beer share something powerful in common: innovation. American Sentinel University’s Dr. Stephen McElroy, GIS program chair, participated in Mountain Sun’s Stout Month to find out. He developed … Continue reading

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How to Automatically Create Beautiful Cartographic Labels

TweetThe latest in the popular webinar series from Safe software will definitely help those of you struggling to make awesome maps… or maybe you already do but just want to add even more awesome sauce! On Wednesday, March 6th Safe … Continue reading

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Friday Fun With Maps – America As Seen by A New Yorker

TweetHow about a little Friday fun with maps and a sweet, little gem I stumbled upon today… America as viewed by a New Yorker… I just love the “empty space caused by the stupid shape of Idaho”… LOL! Got any … Continue reading

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