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Presentation by Benjamin David Hennig for the 46th Annual Meeting of the Society of Cartographers, Manchester/UK, 9th September 2010. Read more at http://www.viewsoftheworld.net/?p=832

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  1. 1. Benjamin D. Hennig, University of Sheffield46th Annual Summer School of the Society of Cartographers, Manchester / UK, 9. September 2010
  2. 2. The World Population Atlashttp://www.worldpopulationatlas.org/
  3. 3. Gridded country cartograms:A new geographic projection?
  4. 4. Creating a new projection 7
  5. 5. Behind the Grid
  6. 6. Behind the Grid
  7. 7. From equal-area to equal-population
  8. 8. Extending the view: An equal-population planet
  9. 9. More than just another cartogram Map source: IGU Megacity Task Force http://www.megacities.uni-koeln.de/
  10. 10. A (Un)Happy Planet Map source: New Economics Foundation http://www.happyplanetindex.org/
  11. 11. The Earth at NightImage Source: NASA
  12. 12. World Topography Data Source: ESRI
  13. 13. • Questions? Comments? Contact me at: b.hennig@worldmapper.org• More maps and this presentation are on my research website: http://www.viewsoftheworld.net/ Thanks for your attention! This work is funded by the Leverhulme Trust

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