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Presentation by Benjamin D. Hennig, first given at the AAG Annual Meeting, Washington DC, 17 April 2010.

Presentation by Benjamin D. Hennig, first given at the AAG Annual Meeting, Washington DC, 17 April 2010.

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    • People powered maps A population-centric map projection Benjamin D. Hennig University of Sheffield AAG Annual Meeting, Washington DC 17 April 2010 Interactive Short Paper Session: 4511 Topics in GIS, Remote Sensing, and Spatial Analysis
    • A gridded world population cartogram
    • Gridded country cartograms
    • Worldmapper Population Atlas http://www.worldmapper.org/countrycartograms/
    • More than just a cartogram Map source: IGU Megacity Task Force http://www.megacities.uni-koeln.de/
    • A (Un)Happy Planet Map source: New Economics Foundation http://www.happyplanetindex.org/
    • The Earth at Night Image Source: NASA
    • World Topography
    • A new projection: Drawing maps with a human focus
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    • Thanks for your attention!
      • Questions? Comments?
      • Contact me at: b.hennig@sheffield.ac.uk
      • More maps and this presentation are on my research website:
      • http://map.viewsoftheworld.net/