GEOG 8670 Cartographic Methods

University of Nebraska at Omaha | Spring 2017

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Monday
Wednesday

Week 1:

Jan. 9 / 11

Links: Topics for course

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

QGIS download | QGIS Tutorial | QGIS Training | QGIS books

Week 2:

Jan. 18

MLK - no class Monday

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

Week 3:

Jan. 23 / 25

Article ideas: Topics for course

Unclassed choropleth map | QGIS colors

QGIS Heatmap or contour (isarithmic) map

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

Google Maps API code and changes

Week 4:

Jan. 30 / Feb. 1

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

Google Maps API code and changes

code10: Last 3 in Google, sAll of ESRI
code12: 12.02b, 12.08b, 12.08c, 12.22-12.24
code14: 14.05b, 14.10a, 14.12a-14.12c, 14.22m, 14.22n

Presenting Google Maps API changes


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 5:

Feb. 6 / 8

Presenting D3 examples - altering flight data

How to set-up WordPress on a server - Mario

Flight data: txt | Excel

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

Presenting WordPress with Google Maps | D3 Example

Week 6:

Feb. 13 / 15

Modify these D3 examples:

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

CartoDB - Owen Sign-up

Presentation of CartoDB maps || Article ideas

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

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

Week 7:

Feb. 20 / 22

Tableau - Kaitlyn

Writing an Abstract: | 1 | 2 | 3 |

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

Cartographic Perspectives: 1

Week 8:

Feb. 27 / Mar. 1

Brett  

Week 9:

Mar. 6 / 8

   

Week 10:

Mar. 13 / 15

Write paper  

Week 11:

Mar. 30 / Apr. 1

Initial version of paper due  

Week 12:

Apr. 6 / 8

Submit to Nebraska GIS/LIS

People interested in making a presentation should submit the following information (preferably by e-mail):

  • o Presentation Title (maximum 10 words)
  • o Abstract (maximum 150 words)
  • o Presenter name o Presenter title
  • o Presenter organization
  • o Presenter contact information (email and phone)

It is recommended that submissions be made by February 1st, 2017; however, presentations will be accepted for consideration until April 7th, 2017.

AAG Boston

Week 13:

Apr. 13 / 15

   

Week 14:

Apr. 20 / 22

   

Week 15:

Apr. 27 / 29

2017 Nebraska GIS Symposium call for participation  

May 4

Final: Monday 5:00pm  

Syllabus