Mapping Species Ranges in the Sudan

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Guest post by Dan Dougherty, Geography/History ’12 The GIS team here at Bucknell worked on numerous projects throughout the summer. The first of these major projects was the mapping of mammal species ranges in the Sudan. The project began as a request from Biology Professor DeeAnn Reeder, who was interested in adding species maps to the newest, upcoming edition of her p … [Read more...]

Making a (good) map

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The previous post talked about Margaret Pearce's call for an active, engaged map reader. Consider this post a call for cartography that's good enough to keep the attention of those active, engaged map readers. There are tons of great blogs and websites out there that focus on cartographic design - from the high end conceptual approaches to map-making all the way through to the … [Read more...]

Reading a map

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A few weeks ago, Bucknell hosted Kansas State University geographer/cartographer Margaret Pearce for a presentation on map visualization and cartographic design.  Dr. Pearce is a geographer who works on cartographic representation of cultural and historical geographies, especially Indigenous geographies.   Much of her presentation focused on communication between the ca … [Read more...]

Reminder: Margaret Pearce cartography presentation tomorrow, Tues. 3/1

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Margaret Pearce, University of Kansas Dept. of Geography, will present a lecture, "Rethink the Reader: Toward Cartographic Design to Engage, Inspire, and Empower" tomorrow (Tues. 3/1) at 4:30 in 221 Coleman Hall. Dr. Pearce works on cartographic representation of cultural and historical geographies, especially indigenous geographies. Her work stems from, as she describes it, … [Read more...]

Upcoming lecture by Margaret Pearce

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Tuesday, March 1st @ 4:30pm (Coleman 221) "Rethink the reader: Toward cartographic design to engage, inspire and empower" Come hear Margaret Pearce from the University of Kansas talk about map visualization and cartographic design.  Dr. Pearce is a geographer who works on cartographic representation of cultural and historical geographies, especially Indigenous … [Read more...]