TAG: cartography

Communication matters with spatial data

July 12, 2017By

International Cartographic Conference much more than just cartography I’ve always been a strong proponent of good cartography since my early days in geographic information systems (GIS) when I saw countless examples of very poor GIS map products. Regrettably, many early practitioners of GIS understood the software but lacked an appreciation and understanding of the good cartographic principals that are absolutely necessary... read more

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Smart cartography mapped out for Intergeo

May 3, 2017By

“Smart cartography” is the top theme at the 65th Cartography Conference, which will take place Sept. 26-28 in conjunction with Intergeo in Berlin, Germany. Numerous examples at the conference and trade fair will reveal smart cartography’s wealth of potential. The latest smart maps are as far removed from their 2D relatives on paper as is the state-of-the-art GIS platform from the analog... read more

INTERGEO 2015: Stuttgart Moves Toward Smart City

September 3, 2015By

This year’s Intergeo host city, Stuttgart, offers interactive city maps packed with geoinformation in an effort to become a “smart city.” Founded in 2001, Working Group Geoinformation Systems of Stuttgart (GIS AG) has evaluated environmental and traffic issues, sustainable urban development and solutions for a climate-friendly energy supply. Intergeo 2015 is being held Sept. 15–17. Stuttgart is growing, according to a news release from Intergeo, and... read more

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