Monthly Archives: April 2024

Thematic Mapping – Data Classification Methods

Module 4 for Computer Cartography contrasts 2010 Census Data for Miami-Dade County, Florida using multiple data classification methods. Our objective is to distribute quantitative data into thematic maps based upon two criteria. The first series of maps shows the percentage of the total population per Census Tract of the number of seniors aged 65 and older. The second map array uses normalized data to partition Census Tracts based upon [...]

By |2024-04-08T11:08:54-04:00April 7th, 2024|GIS|0 Comments

Cartographic Design – Gestalt Principles of Perceptual Organization

Module 3 for Computer Cartography builds on Module 2, where we started developing a routine for good map design with guidelines for labeling, annotation and layout text. Building upon that knowledge base, we focus on cartographic design, the method with which maps are conceived and created. The Gestalt Principles of perceptual organization factor into the design process for the Module 3 lab assignment. There are several key concepts integral [...]

By |2024-04-08T11:02:43-04:00April 2nd, 2024|GIS|0 Comments
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