Category Archives: Cartography

The E39 from Scotland to The Faroes

Google have been getting a bit of a bad press over the last week or so as Openstreetmap accused Google of spatial vandalism.  It appears that a number of malicious edits were made to OSM from Google IP addresses.  OSM … Continue reading

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Mapping through social media

Mapping social networks is not a new concept, but this image is worth a quick look.  It shows the origin of tweets and presents them as heat map but uses intensity to represent clusters.  The effect is that it looks … Continue reading

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What projections say about you.

I was passed this by a colleague and it made me laugh.  If i am honest i hadnt heard of some of the projections and will clearly have to do some homework.  Anyway, my favorite projection, “Polar Stereographic” wasnt included … Continue reading

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Cartography to the rescue

A nice short video that @kennethfield brought to my attention.  It shows how mapping has helped empower local Venezuelans to work to protect the land they have lived on for centuries. The mapping started off simple with sketches of what … Continue reading

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