GEOG 8670 Cartographic Methods

University of Nebraska at Omaha | Fall 2019

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Monday
Wednesday

Week 1:

Aug. 28

Links: Topics for course

Previous articles: Hunt | DeBoer | GE & GM | Fusion Tables

 

Week 2:

Sept. 4

Labor Day - no class Monday

 

Google Map changes

Possible article topics based on Google Maps: Books | Docs Google Maps: Google API v3

Google Maps API code and changes

code10: Add Tom Tom

Presenting Google Maps API changes

Week 3:

Sept. 9 / 11

Beltran - Jason

Taylor - Idrissou

Article ideas: Topics for course

Unclassed choropleth map | QGIS colors

D3 intro || D3 choro || D3 Docs: D3 Wikipedia || D3 slides || D3 Wiki || D3 Tips and Tricks (13 mb) || Mapping with D3

Books: Getting started with D3 || Interactive Data Visualization || Data Visualization with D3.js ||

Code: Data Visualization with D3 Cookbook

TopoJSON || Bostock's let's make a map || Scott Murray's Tutorial || Big List of D3 Examples || $98 D3 Training || Bostock Animation Examples || Faster rotating globe

Week 4:

Sept. 16 / 18

Choropleth QGIS Demo - Madi

QGIS download | QGIS Tutorial | QGIS Training | QGIS books

QGIS US county choropleth map: Link to both raster (png) and vector (pdf, svg) graphic file.

US County Shapefile || US_Election_Centroids

Converting GDB to Shapefile


QGIS Demo - Rebecca

Heatmap or contour (isarithmic) map

Link to both raster (png) and vector (pdf, svg) graphic file.

Week 5:

Sept. 23 / 25

D3 Cartogram || Flights || Voronoi || Projection || Zoom || zoomChoro || Proj2 || BasicUS

Altering flight data - Jason

Modify these D3 examples:

Transparent Globe - change orientation and/or speed
Circle map - change data
D3 and Google Maps - change location and points

 

Week 6:

Sept. 30 / Oct. 2

Article ideas: Topics for course

Initial ideas

 

Madi

MapBox: About || History || Team || Maps || Pricing || Free Account

Make a map of Omaha (better than this) and Nebraska

Week 6:

Oct. 7 / 9

Jason: Presentation of CartoDB maps

 

Tableau - Rebecca

Week 7:

Oct. 14 / 16

Fall Break

Tableau

Writing an Abstract: | 1 | 2 | 3 |

Previous papers: Hunt | DeBoer | GE & GM | Fusion Tables

Cartographic Perspectives: 1

Week 8:

Oct. 21 / 23

   

Week 9:

Oct. 28 / 30

   

Week 10:

Nov. 4 / 6

Write paper  

Week 11:

Nov. 11 / 13

Initial version of paper due  

Week 12:

Nov. 18 / 20

 

 

Week 13:

Nov. 25 / 27

   

Week 14:

Dec. 1 / 4

   

Week 15:

Dec. 9 / 11

   

Dec. 16

Final: Monday 5:00pm  

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