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Patrick McGranaghan: “I like maps that connect disparate datasets in novel ways”

Patrick McGranaghan is a land surveyor in Denver, Colorado. He started the MapPorn subreddit in May 2011 while living in Taipei, Taiwan. In his free time Patrick is a geographic pilgrim, visiting places like the Mason-Dixon line and all seven corners of Colorado. Patrick also runs the Twitter account @mapporntweet. Patrick was interviewed for GeoHipster … Continue reading Patrick McGranaghan: “I like maps that connect disparate datasets in novel ways”

Maps and Mappers of the 2021 calendar: Barry Rowlingson, April

Q: Tell us about yourself. A: I’m a Senior Research Fellow in the CHICAS group of Lancaster University’s Medical School. We’re a bunch of statisticians and data scientists who mostly work on spatial aspects of epidemics, so we are quite busy now. I’ve been doing spatial statistics and GIS for over thirty years. Outside of … Continue reading Maps and Mappers of the 2021 calendar: Barry Rowlingson, April

Trisalyn Nelson: “The biggest challenge is working to ensure the data are representative”

Trisalyn Nelson joined the Department of Geography at UCSB as Jack and Laura Dangermond Endowed Chair of Geography in 2020. From 2016-2020 she was Director of the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning at Arizona State University. Prior, she was the Lansdowne Research Professor and Director of the Spatial Pattern Analysis and Research Lab … Continue reading Trisalyn Nelson: “The biggest challenge is working to ensure the data are representative”

Maps and mappers of the 2021 calendar: Valters Zeizis, cover

Q: Tell us about yourself. A: I work as an Oceanologist for the Latvian met-office and work with meteorological and marine data. I have experience working with various spatial data, but I guess my favorite source is Satellite data. I tend to experiment with various sensors and processing methods and often share my results on … Continue reading Maps and mappers of the 2021 calendar: Valters Zeizis, cover

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