Thematic Mapping for the Internet. Bruce Muller Geog 8670 20 February 2013. Overview. Background Review – Common Types of Thematic Maps Brief History (~last 5 years) of Thematic Mapping on the Web Current Methods & Web Page Demos. Background.
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Thematic Mappingfor the Internet
20 February 2013
Review – Common Types of Thematic Maps
Brief History (~last 5 years) of Thematic Mapping on the Web
Current Methods & Web Page Demos
Originally started looking for ‘Thematic Mapping APIs’ as my topic, surprisingly little material current material
Most web mapping has been general reference maps or satellite imagery (e.g. Google Maps)
Rapidly changing environment…always a work in progress (e.g. Google Maps fusion tables)
Median Income by State
plant hardiness zones,
soil moisture regimes
“Scalable and secure mapping platform powered by the Google cloud” – fee for service (not free)