Category Archives: Mapping

Posts about GIS, geoinformatics, geospatial information, and mapping.

SIUE Landscape and Naming History

In 2014, I wrote an article for the SIUE student newspaper, the Alestle, which discussed the name origins of buildings on the SIUE campus. Unfortunately, that article never had a good way to visualize the way I wrote it. It turned into lengthy paragraphs that I was never happy with. Having seen Dr. Hildebrandt’s presentation […]

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Mapmaking session notes

Facilitator: Kristine Hildebrandt We looked at some example maps in addition to the ones I included in the session proposal: We made a map on Google Maps: And here are the basic instructions for creating maps in Google Maps and in R (we didn’t have time to cover R) I. Getting Started […]

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Session Proposal: Making Maps With Computers

I have some experience with making custom maps using Google Maps and also using some free software called (R), which was originally developed for doing statistics, but has become much more powerful and useful through time. I’m interested in leading a hands-on session to demonstrate some of the features of both tools, and to briefly mention some other […]

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Talk/Play Session-Digital East St. Louis

Session Organizers: Sudhamadhuri Arvapally, Jessica DeSpain, Matt Johnson, Sharon Locke, & Mallory Maves This presentation will share work underway with Digital East St. Louis, a project funded by a National Science Foundation Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers grant. Housed at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, the project is a collaboration between the Science Technology […]

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