density surface

Map of GIS Job Listings in the US

Heat Maps in GIS

Caitlin Dempsey

Heat mapping, from a GIS perspective, is a method of showing the geographic clustering of a phenomenon.

ArcGIS Spatial Analyst was used to generate a density surface from point data created by a single dancer's movements. Source: GIS to Understand Dance, and Vice Versa, 2009.

Using GIS to Choreograph Dance

Mark Altaweel

Researchers at Ohio State University developed GIS software to help track the movement of dancers over time to see their patterns, which was also then used to choreograph new classical routines