Cartography

Mapping the money for the 2008 election

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The Federal Election Commission has released its own series of interactive maps on its website that shows the current status of campaign contributions for the 2008 US presidential election (although the plan is apparently to add House and Senate candidates in the near future), and breaks down the numbers by party and candidate. If you […]

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The Maps of Jules Verne

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In case you ever wanted to see the maps of Jules Verne’s novels, you can check them out here. The site has scans in various sizes for every first edition of Jules Verne novels. If you like old maps and science fiction, then give the site a look.

Cartography

Geographies of Insecurity

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In another example of developing new ways to map and explore our experiences, New Media artist kanarinka has started a project called “It Takes 154,000 Breaths to Evacuate Boston.” From the website: “In Spring 2007, kanarinka will run the entire evacuation route system in Boston and measure its distance in breaths. The project is an […]

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BioMapping Project heads to San Francisco

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Christian Nold, the creator of the BioMapping Project (which made the blog rounds back in November for the Greenwich Emotion Map), is spending 5 weeks in San Francisco in his latest emotion map project. Using volunteers equipped with GPS receivers and polygraph devices, Nold maps their paths through various areas and records biomechanical data such […]

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Listening to the world…cool and funny

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A little sonic cartography for your Friday listening pleasure. Ever wanted to know what the elevation of a trip from Tokyo to Rome sounds like, curious as to what satellite paths sound like…head over to g-turns.com to get an idea. The site takes elevation data and uses it like a vinyl record, so that the […]

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LIMA – Landsat Image Mosaic of Antarctica

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I’m not sure when this actually was actually first made available, but today I saw the press release about the USGS’ Landsat Image Mosaic of Antarctica (LIMA), which was generated from over 1000 Landsat scenes of the continent. In addition, if you head to the LIMA website, you will also find links to other mapping […]

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International Map Exhibit in August

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I you are interested in showing off your cartographic products you might be interested in the upcoming 23rd International Cartographic Conference which will convene in Moscow, Russia the week of 4-10 August, 2007. You can submit hard copy or digital cartographic products to the Conference. Interested parties in the US must submit an entry form […]