Cartographic Resources

Caitlin Dempsey

Discover effective spatial data display and map design. Access resources on color representation, map layout, and showcasing geospatial information.

How to Create a Non-contiguous Cartogram Using QGIS

Caitlin Dempsey

This article presents a rough idea of how one might mimic a non-contiguous cartogram using QGIS.

Creating Non-contiguous Cartograms

Caitlin Dempsey

Non-contiguous cartograms are a type of area cartogram. In a non-contiguous cartogram, the features are not connected and enlarge or shrink based on a quantified value.

Square tile-grid map. Map by Danny DeBelius and Alyson Hurt.

Data Visualization Strategies Using Tile Grid Maps

Zachary Romano

A new mapping method has emerged with high-profile news outlets like The New York Times and Bloomberg Business which are using tile grid maps, which represent each state with a congruent square