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Geovisualisation of flows: New approaches to map an interdependent world
Geovisualisation of flows: New approaches to map an interdependent world
Geovisualisation of flows: New approaches to map an interdependent world
Geovisualisation of flows: New approaches to map an interdependent world
Geovisualisation of flows: New approaches to map an interdependent world
Geovisualisation of flows: New approaches to map an interdependent world
Geovisualisation of flows: New approaches to map an interdependent world
Geovisualisation of flows: New approaches to map an interdependent world
Geovisualisation of flows: New approaches to map an interdependent world
Geovisualisation of flows: New approaches to map an interdependent world
Geovisualisation of flows: New approaches to map an interdependent world
Geovisualisation of flows: New approaches to map an interdependent world
Geovisualisation of flows: New approaches to map an interdependent world
Geovisualisation of flows: New approaches to map an interdependent world
Geovisualisation of flows: New approaches to map an interdependent world
Geovisualisation of flows: New approaches to map an interdependent world
Geovisualisation of flows: New approaches to map an interdependent world
Geovisualisation of flows: New approaches to map an interdependent world
Geovisualisation of flows: New approaches to map an interdependent world
Geovisualisation of flows: New approaches to map an interdependent world
Geovisualisation of flows: New approaches to map an interdependent world
Geovisualisation of flows: New approaches to map an interdependent world
Geovisualisation of flows: New approaches to map an interdependent world
Geovisualisation of flows: New approaches to map an interdependent world
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Postgraduate Presentation by Benjamin D Hennig at the Department of Geography, University of Sheffield, 26th May 2009 - more at http://www.viewsoftheworld.net/?p=2777

Postgraduate Presentation by Benjamin D Hennig at the Department of Geography, University of Sheffield, 26th May 2009 - more at http://www.viewsoftheworld.net/?p=2777

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  • 1. Geovisualisation of flows:New approaches to mapan interdependent world Benjamin David Hennig Department of Geography, The University of Sheffield
  • 2. 2Contents• Introduction• Review• Objectives • Elemental Mapping Issues • Data Handling • Visualising Flows• Outlook26/05/2009 1st Year Postgraduate Presentation - Benjamin D Hennig: Geovisualisation of Flows
  • 3. Introductionworldmapping beyond mere description
  • 4. 4New Ways of Mapping www.worldmapper.org26/05/2009 1st Year Postgraduate Presentation - Benjamin D Hennig: Geovisualisation of Flows Introduction
  • 5. Reviewmaps in motion
  • 6. 6Passenger Transportation in Ireland(1830s) Source: http://euclid.psych.yorku.ca/SCS/Gallery/images/ harness-flow.gif26/05/2009 1 Year Postgraduate Presentation - Benjamin D Hennig: Geovisualisation of Flows st Review
  • 7. 7 Napoleon‘s March on MoscowSource: Tufte, 2001, p40 26/05/2009 1st Year Postgraduate Presentation - Benjamin D Hennig: Geovisualisation of Flows Review
  • 8. 8 British Coal Exports (1860s)Source:http://cartographia.files.wordpress.com/2008/06/english-coal-exports.jpg 26/05/2009 1st Year Postgraduate Presentation - Benjamin D Hennig: Geovisualisation of Flows Review
  • 9. 9Early Flow Maps26/05/2009 1st Year Postgraduate Presentation - Benjamin D Hennig: Geovisualisation of Flows Review
  • 10. 10Contemporary Flow Maps? Source: United Nations, 2007, p57 Source: modified from Gresh et al., 2006, p7826/05/2009 1st Year Postgraduate Presentation - Benjamin D Hennig: Geovisualisation of Flows Review
  • 11. 11Digital Turn26/05/2009 1st Year Postgraduate Presentation - Benjamin D Hennig: Geovisualisation of Flows Review
  • 12. Objectivesexploring geovisualisation
  • 13. 13Elemental Mapping IssuesChanging the basemaps 1st Year Postgraduate Presentation - Benjamin D Hennig: Geovisualisation of Flows Objectives Source: http://www.worldmapper.org/images/largepng/2.png
  • 14. 16Data Handling Things should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler — Albert Einstein ...but why is Simple so Difficult?Network Analysis (Watts, 1998):• Social Networks• Information Networks• Technological Networks• Biological networks26/05/2009 1st Year Postgraduate Presentation - Benjamin D Hennig: Geovisualisation of Flows Objectives
  • 15. 17Simplify your Networks Source: Newman, 200326/05/2009 1st Year Postgraduate Presentation - Benjamin D Hennig: Geovisualisation of Flows Objectives
  • 16. 17Simplify your Networks Source: Newman, 200326/05/2009 1st Year Postgraduate Presentation - Benjamin D Hennig: Geovisualisation of Flows Objectives
  • 17. 18 Graph TheorySource: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seven_Bridges_of_Königsberg 26/05/2009 1st Year Postgraduate Presentation - Benjamin D Hennig: Geovisualisation of Flows Objectives
  • 18. 19From Theory to the Map Source: http://cartographia.files.wordpress.com/2008/06/english-coal-exports.jpg26/05/2009 1st Year Postgraduate Presentation - Benjamin D Hennig: Geovisualisation of Flows Objectives
  • 19. 20Visualising Flows Source: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/spl/hi/uk/05/born_abroad/countries/html/overview.stm26/05/2009 1st Year Postgraduate Presentation - Benjamin D Hennig: Geovisualisation of Flows Objectives
  • 20. 20Visualising Flows Source: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/spl/hi/uk/05/born_abroad/countries/html/overview.stm26/05/2009 1st Year Postgraduate Presentation - Benjamin D Hennig: Geovisualisation of Flows Objectives
  • 21. Outlookmaking sense of flows
  • 22. 22Key issues• Definition and categorisation of social flows according to their specific nature;• Collection and procession of data on these categories;• Development of visualisation methods which reduce the complexity of flows to a significant visual representation.26/05/2009 1st Year Postgraduate Presentation - Benjamin D Hennig: Geovisualisation of Flows Outlook
  • 23. 23Software ToolsData Handling:• Excel / Access (Calc / Base)GIS:• ArcGIS & Scripts + AddOns• Scape ToadProgramming & Visualisation Environments:• Prefuse• Processing• Adobe Flash26/05/2009 1st Year Postgraduate Presentation - Benjamin D Hennig: Geovisualisation of Flows Objectives
  • 24. 24The end of the world as we see it 26/05/2009 1st Year Postgraduate Presentation - Benjamin D Hennig: Geovisualisation of Flows Objectives
  • 25. Questions?Thanks for your attention.

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