Adaptive map projection

19 days ago

nelson : Adaptive map projection - Clever web map changes projections as you zoom and pan

Map tiles without Mercator

20 days ago

nelson : Map tiles without Mercator - Notes on how to fake out various map libraries to produce web maps in different projections

Volcano maps

25 days ago

nelson : Volcano maps - New land brings out the color in cartographers

Spatial statistics subtlety

1 month ago

nelson : Spatial statistics subtlety - Problems with Twitter maps

Bro map

1 month ago

nelson : Bro map - bro, dude, fella, pal, buddy: incidence by county

Roman Empire map 211 AD

2 month ago

nelson : Roman Empire map 211 AD - Lovely detailed historical map

Overpass turbo

2 month ago

nelson : Overpass turbo - Map tool to run queries on OpenStreetMap data and visualize results

All the streams in Australia

2 month ago

nelson : All the streams in Australia - Rivers map from someone based on Australian data

Null Island weather

2 month ago

nelson : Null Island weather - Buoy is actually anchored at 0°N, 0°E.

World Maps Without New Zealand

2 month ago

nelson : World Maps Without New Zealand - A collection

Solving Earth Problems

2 month ago

nelson : Solving Earth Problems - Various tools for dealing with spatial data; spatial indices, etc

open address machine

2 month ago

nelson : open address machine - Migurski's work on OpenAddresses automation

Missing Maps

3 month ago

nelson : Missing Maps - Coordinated effort to map areas in the developing world *before* the crisis

Bivariate color maps for climate data

3 month ago

nelson : Bivariate color maps for climate data - Another 2d map technique, this one overloads hue in a way that seems to work

NYT bivariate election maps

3 month ago

nelson : NYT bivariate election maps - Nice application of the value-by-alpha technique

Top map technologies

3 month ago

nelson : Top map technologies - Chart shows which map libraries various web sites use


3 month ago

nelson : Chromoscope - Google Maps for astronomy, nice treatment of different wavelengths

Slopes of SF

3 month ago

nelson : Slopes of SF - Nice writeup of a map project

ODbL analysis

3 month ago

nelson : ODbL analysis - Legal white paper looking at OpenStreetMap licensing issues

Trouble with the ODbL

3 month ago

nelson : Trouble with the ODbL - New thoughts on OpenStreetMap licensing

Fresh slate for OSM

3 month ago

nelson : Fresh slate for OSM - A prolific OpenStreetMap old timer argues it's time for a fresh start for OSM

1852 foldable globe

3 month ago

nelson : 1852 foldable globe - Very cool globe that folds up into a book

All the streets, centered

3 month ago

nelson : All the streets, centered - 2010 visualization of map data for cities

Cindy Brewer profile

3 month ago

nelson : Cindy Brewer profile - Geography professor behind the excellent perceptual color scales

Faroe islands maps

3 month ago

nelson : Faroe islands maps - Some confusing geometry for a tiny northern nation