spatial analysis

Most Tourists Don’t Stray Far From the Road When Taking Photos in National Parks

Caitlin Dempsey

Cartography students mapped out 800,000 geotagged photos posted to Flickr to analyze how far those pictures were taken from a road.

Figure: Gao & Kupfer, 2018

Defining Biogeographic Regions

Geo Contributor

A recent paper published in Applied Geography explored ways to improve the determination of biogeographic regions using clustering techniques.

Tobler’s First Law of Geography

Caitlin Dempsey

The first law of geography was developed by Waldo Tobler in 1970 and it makes the observation that 'everything is usually related to all else but those which are near to each other are more related when compared to those that are further away’.