historical geography

Help Map Historical Weather From Ship Logs

Caitlin Dempsey

The Old Weather project is a crowdsourcing data gathering endeavor to understand and map historical weather variability.

Google Ancient Places: Exploring the Geography of Ancient Places in Text

Caitlin Dempsey

GapVis (Google Ancient Places Visualization) allows readers the ability to geographically explore text covering ancient places.  The endeavor is backed ...

Where to Look for Historical Maps

Caitlin Dempsey

The use of extracting data from old paper maps is growing in popularity as a method to understanding historical geography. ...

Historical Geography and GIS

Caitlin Dempsey

Historical GIS is the use of GIS data to document the given geography of an area in history.  GIS can ...