GEOG 3540/8545 Cartography & GIS Lab

GEOG 3530 Cartography & GIS Lecture || GEOG 3540 Cartography & GIS Lab (TTh)

Student Pages (template)


Assignments (due on the following Tuesday)

Week
Assignment & Examples
....Files
Examples
Videos & Readings
Illustrator
1

Graphical communication

Graphicacy || Balchin & Coleman

 
Lines with Inkscape

Example
Choose a different state

Pen Tool || Tracing || Arrow || Dashed lines || Saving to PNG

2
Curved lines & Map Generalization

Curved lines

Maine Tips

Pen Tool-1 || Tracing-1 || Arrow to Dashes || Dashes || Saving as PNG || Bezier-1 || Bezier-2 || Pencil Tool-1 | Pencil Tool-2
3
Shapes and Legend  
Example
Shapes-1 || Shapes-2 || Shapes-3 || Shapes-4 || Shapes-5
4

Layers and Polygons

Map

Example-Map

Example-States

Layers-1 || Layers-2 || Erase Tool || Scissors || Eraser/Scissor/Knife || Live Trace-1 || Live Trace-2
5
Choropleth Re-do
50 State Map
Example-1 || Example 2  
6
Alternative Map Designs     Re-do Choropleth Re-do with alternative, more attractive design.
QGIS
7
QGIS Choropleth Map     Making a Map || QGIS Introduction || Choro/Heat Maps || Heat Maps || ArcGIS & QGIS || QGIS Books || QGIS Workshop || QGIS Download
8
QGIS Circle Heat     Reading: Proportional Symbols
9

How to subset a QGIS file

For example, how to extract a single state from a file that contains all states.

10

QGIS Three-D

11

Data Classification and Choropleth mapping

ArcGIS
12
US County ArcMap to Illustrator

Shapefile

   
13
Interpolation & 2 map layout Excel Frequency - shows you how to count the number of observations between a specified range
  Evaluaiting the posters in the hallway.
14
Finding and Joining Data
 

Finals week

Presentation of posters / 50-point final
Previous labs and data files
Tracts & Background
Douglas/Sarpy
   
Data Classification    

Excel Frequency - counting the number of observations between a specified range

Explanation of methods

 

Presentation of poster proposal

QGIS assignment

ArcGIS / QGIS comparison

GIS programs

   
  OpenStreetMap w/ Inkscape
Maps
Example
SVG Intro || Displaying SVG || SVG Lines || SVG Path || Inserting SVG as IMG || SVG in HTML
 

Bivariate mapping with ArcMap

Creating a map that shows two variables using colors.

Choropleth Map re-do

 

Example-1 || Example 2  
  QGIS Interpolation      
10
Circle and Heatmap - A two-map layout using point and density symbolization
         
8
Two Alaskas
Alaska
Two Alaska Maps
Clipping an image | Masking | Adobe Masking
Hierarchy

Example Maps || Old Market Maps

Hierarchy-1 || Hierarchy-2 || EPS files || Clip Art
Shapes and Legend  
Example
Shapes-1 || Shapes-2 || Shapes-3 || Shapes-4 || Shapes-5
Animated GIF   Summer/Winter Solstice  
MAPublisher Choro     MAPublisher Description || Ian's MAPublisher Training Video
  MAPublisher
Tutorial Files
Data
ShapeFiles

Syllabus || Good Map Design | China 2017