WHAT IS WHEREAND WHY IS IT THERE?
And why there?
TOPOGRAPHY
A Derbyshire Map,   1579              Rivers,              bridges.              No roads.
The world changes  and so does the  map…
Map whatyou know?
1900
GeoTagging my world
Where is the border?Is it a creek or a ditch?A tree or not a tree?
• All of geography  starts with location• A map is just an  image of reality• Some maps will  never become reality
And why there?
GEOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS
Famous maps          Minard’s Map of Napoleon’s army
Famous visualisationsSnow(not Regmarad)                            Beck’s Tube map
• Why there? can be  the start of many  more questions  (and answers)• It is a good sign  when you need  more time to  und...
And why there?
Frameworked geographic questions                ManageCapture                      Analysis    Integrate            Publish
For examplewhere do my LinkedIn connections live?
Make a planOpen: proces, feedback, tools, community….Gesloten: code, interne conflicten, negativiteit…
Get some help from a few friends
Final result
Geo analysis
In your home theater starting December 6
Who works where             and why is it thereConnecting the OfficesWereld GIS DagNovember 16th, 2011
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  • Presentation at Connecting the Offices, 16 november, 2011
  • Threeparts
  • What is where is what professionalscalltopography
  • DERBYS: GENERAL MAP:Saxton/Hole.V.Decorative.c16x13.NC.(Universi.)Includesparts of Lancashire.Chestershire.Staffordshire.Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire.http://www.antiquemapsandprints.com/scans/SCANS18.htmFrom “Earlychart succes” http://www.amazon.co.uk/Exploring-History-Around-Derbyshire-Richard/dp/1859837050
  • 1850 map of the surroundings of Amsterdam. Pleasenote the Lake of Haarlem and thatthere is not open connection to the NorthSea
  • Texel at the time. A “best effort” bycartographers of the time.
  • 3d views of the worldbounderiesbydiscoveries
  • On the floor of the RoyalPalace, Amsterdam (byBlaue)
  • Onlyoneside of New Zeelandmapped.
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/state-records-nsw/4010230662/sizes/z/in/photostream/State Records, NSWhttp://www.records.nsw.gov.au/
  • You have to really lookforgeodeticlandmarks, butplentyexist
  • GIS to the rescue.Thankyou Esri Germany!
  • Note: there is hardlyanynorth-southtraffic in the world…
  • Typicalquestions of a topographer
  • Itgetinterestingwhenyouget to askquestionsaboutyoursurroundings. Solvepuzzles, level IV.
  • Howmanypeople go to the dentist?Less in the biggercities and in the north of Holland. Why?
  • Howmany millimeters is this building moving down?
  • Atlas of last names
  • Where do peoplewithyour last name live?
  • Nowit is up to all of us to deliver content forpossiblegeographicquestions
  • Iamhere and having lunch.
  • The cafesurelywouldlike to knowwhocheckedintohis bar
  • Consumersgiving feedback
  • Find the bar with more man or more women
  • Askquestions (and possiblegetanswers)
  • http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn19200-twitter-mood-maps-reveal-emotional-states-of-america.html
  • Getsome help!
  • Sample of end results
  • More info:http://weblogs.vpro.nl/nederlandvanboven/files/2011/01/nederland-van-boven-reader-v4high.pdf
  • What Is Where And Why Is It There

    1. 1. WHAT IS WHEREAND WHY IS IT THERE?
    2. 2. And why there?
    3. 3. TOPOGRAPHY
    4. 4. A Derbyshire Map, 1579 Rivers, bridges. No roads.
    5. 5. The world changes and so does the map…
    6. 6. Map whatyou know?
    7. 7. 1900
    8. 8. GeoTagging my world
    9. 9. Where is the border?Is it a creek or a ditch?A tree or not a tree?
    10. 10. • All of geography starts with location• A map is just an image of reality• Some maps will never become reality
    11. 11. And why there?
    12. 12. GEOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS
    13. 13. Famous maps Minard’s Map of Napoleon’s army
    14. 14. Famous visualisationsSnow(not Regmarad) Beck’s Tube map
    15. 15. • Why there? can be the start of many more questions (and answers)• It is a good sign when you need more time to understand a map• Sorry, some maps are just meaningless
    16. 16. And why there?
    17. 17. Frameworked geographic questions ManageCapture Analysis Integrate Publish
    18. 18. For examplewhere do my LinkedIn connections live?
    19. 19. Make a planOpen: proces, feedback, tools, community….Gesloten: code, interne conflicten, negativiteit…
    20. 20. Get some help from a few friends
    21. 21. Final result
    22. 22. Geo analysis
    23. 23. In your home theater starting December 6
    24. 24. Who works where and why is it thereConnecting the OfficesWereld GIS DagNovember 16th, 2011

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