The Beauty of Maps Hong Min Cartography & Geographic Information System School of Geography Science Nanjing Normal Univers...
Map <ul><li>What is the map? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A physical depiction of the world </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A story ab...
Types of Maps <ul><li>Historical Map </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hand-drawing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cost a lot of money and...
 
 
 
1877 Europe War Map <ul><li>A satirical cartoon map </li></ul><ul><li>1877, a volatile year </li></ul><ul><li>At the mercy...
 
Germany & France <ul><li>Germany </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Green Emperor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unify under Bismarck </li>...
Italy <ul><li>Italy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Young girl </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Playing puppet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>...
 
 
World AIDS <ul><li>Estimated numbers of AIDS </li></ul><ul><li>Consists of many squares </li></ul><ul><li>1 square = 10,00...
Chicago Race <ul><li>Subtle changes of race </li></ul><ul><li>Divided by black lines </li></ul><ul><li>1 dot = 25 people <...
San Francisco Crime 偷窃 吸毒 袭击 打砸抢 逮捕 卖淫 偷车 抢劫 <ul><li>3D mountain View </li></ul><ul><li>Look from above </li></ul><ul><li>...
San Francisco Crime 偷窃 吸毒 袭击 打砸抢 逮捕 卖淫 偷车 抢劫
Reference <ul><li>http://www.xocas.com/blog/en/?p=100 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.radicalcartography.net/index.html?chica...
<ul><li>Thank You </li></ul>
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The Beauty of Maps

  1. 1. The Beauty of Maps Hong Min Cartography & Geographic Information System School of Geography Science Nanjing Normal University
  2. 2. Map <ul><li>What is the map? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A physical depiction of the world </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A story about history, politics… </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How to make a map? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mathematic: map projection(3D  2D) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Artistic: color, symbol… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cartography </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Types of Maps <ul><li>Historical Map </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hand-drawing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cost a lot of money and time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interesting stories(religion, politics, history) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Digital Map </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Computer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drawing easily </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Used in almost every field </li></ul></ul>
  4. 7. 1877 Europe War Map <ul><li>A satirical cartoon map </li></ul><ul><li>1877, a volatile year </li></ul><ul><li>At the mercy of the Russian Empire </li></ul><ul><li>Octopus = Russian Empire </li></ul><ul><li>Stretch out towards Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Expanding territory </li></ul>
  5. 9. Germany & France <ul><li>Germany </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Green Emperor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unify under Bismarck </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Win the France Prussian War </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Turn away from the conflict </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Raise arm </li></ul></ul><ul><li>France </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Military General </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Points his cannon at Germany </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ready to avenge </li></ul></ul>
  6. 10. Italy <ul><li>Italy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Young girl </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Playing puppet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Puppet = Pope </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pope loses power </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New country </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Away from way </li></ul></ul>
  7. 13. World AIDS <ul><li>Estimated numbers of AIDS </li></ul><ul><li>Consists of many squares </li></ul><ul><li>1 square = 10,000 people </li></ul><ul><li>Color coded by percentage </li></ul><ul><li>Red – worse, Blue - better </li></ul>
  8. 14. Chicago Race <ul><li>Subtle changes of race </li></ul><ul><li>Divided by black lines </li></ul><ul><li>1 dot = 25 people </li></ul><ul><li>Color coded by race </li></ul>
  9. 15. San Francisco Crime 偷窃 吸毒 袭击 打砸抢 逮捕 卖淫 偷车 抢劫 <ul><li>3D mountain View </li></ul><ul><li>Look from above </li></ul><ul><li>Height = numbers of crime </li></ul><ul><li>Vehicle Theft, easier to do </li></ul>
  10. 16. San Francisco Crime 偷窃 吸毒 袭击 打砸抢 逮捕 卖淫 偷车 抢劫
  11. 17. Reference <ul><li>http://www.xocas.com/blog/en/?p=100 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.radicalcartography.net/index.html?chicagodots </li></ul><ul><li>http://dougmccune.com/blog/2010/06/05/if-san-francisco-crime-was-elevation/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcfour/beautyofmaps </li></ul>
  12. 18. <ul><li>Thank You </li></ul>

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