Where in the US do more people prefer beer, and where do they prefer wine? Indeed a good question and you can unlock the answer with this impressive story map. Best of all, via the new Geography.com resource, Esri has shared the steps involved in the creation process so you can replicate it and make your own map. [Read more…] about Mapping Beer vs Wine
This map shows the total number of wineries in each state. California, Washington, and Oregon account for over half (56%) of the 3562 wineries in the United States. Fully two-thirds of the wineries (2389) have fewer than ten employees, and just 4.5% (161) employ 50 or more people. [Read more…] about Mapping Vino! Map of US Wineries by State
Our friends at Esri have shared with us that this coming August 31 will be International Overdose Awareness Day. If this topic is of interest to you, or perhaps near to your heart, you know by now that Esri and others have been actively sharing data and map resources that address this epidemic and offer insights and understanding of the urgency that exists in many cities and towns. [Read more…] about Overdose Awareness Day is August 31st – Tips for Communities to Build Awareness Maps
Esri Maps Highlight Net Neutrality Implications — With discussions about net neutrality intensifying, Esri has created a suite of interactive maps to illustrate the current state of the Internet access and behavior across the US. From analyzing predominant Internet connection types to highlighting the communities that have already been left behind in the digital divide, these maps provide critical context for understanding how and where potential changes to net neutrality will impact Americans. [Read more…] about Mapping Net Neutrality Implications – The State of Internet Access & What Do Americans Do Online?
MapJam is an interesting collaboration tool for anyone, the novice to the developer. The idea here is essentially this, MapJam is a map publishing platform that allows businesses, organizations, and people to create useful, personalized maps that are easy to share. Account creation is fast and simple (just connect via a social network) then create your own map collection to share. I created the map below in less than a minute, and sharing is a breeze! Easily add descriptions, custom elements like photos and vide, then embed or share with just a click… an idea way to share a static or interactive map via a blog, newsletter or ?? – well done!
An interesting map from the UK – enter the Mobile coverage and fixed broadband checker
Once again, The American Surveyor Magazine presents The Historic Map Collection. These poster sized maps are printed on archival paper and make the perfect gift for employees, clients, and co-workers (I have a sweet old map of Florida on my wall!)
Oh 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 make you say WOW – enter this awesome Music Map.
Yes indeed, just in the nick of time, our friends Martha and Jim have shared details of the latest update to the wonderful and useful GaslampMap.com. Use this handy resource while in San Diego attending ESRIUC, Comic Con, or ??? and have access any time any place to all the latest and greatest restaurants, bars, and night spots in the famous Gaslamp District.
The Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (PCT ) http://www.pcta.org/ is a treasured pathway through some of the most outstanding scenic terrain in the United States. Beginning in southern California at the Mexican border, the PCT travels a total distance of 2,650 miles through California, Oregon, and Washington until reaching the Canadian border.