Neogeography
    and
    GIS

   Andrew Turner
A Brief History
of Cartography  *




                    *IANAH
Storytelling
Ephemeral Maps
Navigation
Navigation




             http://flickr.com/photos/iguanajo/53322482/
1492 - Columbus sails
   the ocean blue
Cartographic Renaissance
So geographers, in Afric maps,
With savage pictures fill their gaps,
And o’er unhabitable downs
Place elephants for want of...
Ortelius’ Atlas
Exploration
Maps as Travel Guides
Visualization
GIS
Internet
Slippy Maps
      &
Spinny Globes
OpenStreetMap
Recap
• Explanation
• Exploration
• Navigation
• Urbanization
• Digitization
• Democratization
“GIS is dead.”
      Tim Bowden
      Mapforge Geospatial
      @ FOSS4G 2007
Association for
 Geographic
 Information
http://flickr.com/photos/diskostu/115439135/
Those who fail to learn
      history...
urban renewal
    participatory web



  2005 - Google slips the
          map
                        mobile computing
GP...
Explanation
Desire Lines
EverySquareMile
EverySquareMile
World Digital Library
World Digital Library
GeoGeneology




Family Tree Maker


                    MemoryMiner
Exploration
Navigation
Street Maps
Bike Maps
Visualization




                      EveryScape
Google StreetView
Democratization
Colloquial Geography
  was just lagging
A Simile: Economics
Personal Budgets
MacroEconomics
National Economy




               2008
             Budgets
2007
Budgets
NeoEconomics?
But what is
neogeography?
Neogeography isn’t...
• open-standards
• open-source
• analysis
• GIS

      ... but it can use these
towards a definition
neoclassicism
    As an aesthetic and artistic style this
               combining
    originated in Rome in the mid 18th
...
colloquial

used in ordinary or familiar
conversation; not formal or
literary.
ŏ
neogeography

geographical techniques and tools used
for personal activities or for utilization by
a non-expert group of...
It’s about the user
Is this the user?
This is a user
             http://flickr.com/photos/ayula/55908651/
He should be a user
             http://flickr.com/photos/thomashawk/35413354/
She’s your next user
How can we
work together?
Standards
Committee          Comunity
                     •GeoRSS
 •WMS
                     •GeoJSON
 •WFS
             ...
Disaster Response




            http://flickr.com/photos/fielddan/1752897034/
MODIS
Google MyMaps
Twitter
http://hypercube.telascience.org/fire/
Way Forward
• Web Services
• Open Standards
• Accessible Software
• User Participation
• Low-Barriers to Entry
• Play in t...
http://flickr.com/photos/spine/146779695/
GISDay2007 -  Neogeography And Gis
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Discussion of the advent of Neogeography and how GIS and Neogeography are different but can also work together. Given at University of Kansas as part of GISDay 2007

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  1. 1. Neogeography and GIS Andrew Turner
  2. 2. A Brief History of Cartography * *IANAH
  3. 3. Storytelling
  4. 4. Ephemeral Maps
  5. 5. Navigation
  6. 6. Navigation http://flickr.com/photos/iguanajo/53322482/
  7. 7. 1492 - Columbus sails the ocean blue
  8. 8. Cartographic Renaissance
  9. 9. So geographers, in Afric maps, With savage pictures fill their gaps, And o’er unhabitable downs Place elephants for want of towns. - Jonathan Swift
  10. 10. Ortelius’ Atlas
  11. 11. Exploration
  12. 12. Maps as Travel Guides
  13. 13. Visualization
  14. 14. GIS
  15. 15. Internet
  16. 16. Slippy Maps & Spinny Globes
  17. 17. OpenStreetMap
  18. 18. Recap • Explanation • Exploration • Navigation • Urbanization • Digitization • Democratization
  19. 19. “GIS is dead.” Tim Bowden Mapforge Geospatial @ FOSS4G 2007
  20. 20. Association for Geographic Information
  21. 21. http://flickr.com/photos/diskostu/115439135/
  22. 22. Those who fail to learn history...
  23. 23. urban renewal participatory web 2005 - Google slips the map mobile computing GPS becomes ubiquitous
  24. 24. Explanation
  25. 25. Desire Lines
  26. 26. EverySquareMile
  27. 27. EverySquareMile
  28. 28. World Digital Library
  29. 29. World Digital Library
  30. 30. GeoGeneology Family Tree Maker MemoryMiner
  31. 31. Exploration
  32. 32. Navigation
  33. 33. Street Maps
  34. 34. Bike Maps
  35. 35. Visualization EveryScape Google StreetView
  36. 36. Democratization
  37. 37. Colloquial Geography was just lagging
  38. 38. A Simile: Economics
  39. 39. Personal Budgets
  40. 40. MacroEconomics
  41. 41. National Economy 2008 Budgets 2007 Budgets
  42. 42. NeoEconomics?
  43. 43. But what is neogeography?
  44. 44. Neogeography isn’t... • open-standards • open-source • analysis • GIS ... but it can use these
  45. 45. towards a definition
  46. 46. neoclassicism As an aesthetic and artistic style this combining originated in Rome in the mid 18th century, combining a reaction against the a reaction against... late baroque and rococo with a new interest in antiquity. In music, the term refers to a return by composers of the ...with a new interest early 20th century to the forms and styles of the 17th and 18th centuries, as a in antiquity reaction against 19th-century romanticism.
  47. 47. colloquial used in ordinary or familiar conversation; not formal or literary.
  48. 48. ŏ neogeography geographical techniques and tools used for personal activities or for utilization by a non-expert group of users; not formal or analytical.
  49. 49. It’s about the user
  50. 50. Is this the user?
  51. 51. This is a user http://flickr.com/photos/ayula/55908651/
  52. 52. He should be a user http://flickr.com/photos/thomashawk/35413354/
  53. 53. She’s your next user
  54. 54. How can we work together?
  55. 55. Standards Committee Comunity •GeoRSS •WMS •GeoJSON •WFS •Microformats •WCS •Atom •GML •Dublic Core Other •KML •HTML
  56. 56. Disaster Response http://flickr.com/photos/fielddan/1752897034/
  57. 57. MODIS
  58. 58. Google MyMaps
  59. 59. Twitter
  60. 60. http://hypercube.telascience.org/fire/
  61. 61. Way Forward • Web Services • Open Standards • Accessible Software • User Participation • Low-Barriers to Entry • Play in the GeoStack
  62. 62. http://flickr.com/photos/spine/146779695/

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