People powered maps: A population-centric map projection

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Presentation by Benjamin D. Hennig, first given at the AAG Annual Meeting, Washington DC, 17 April 2010.

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People powered maps: A population-centric map projection

  1. 1. People powered mapsA population-centric map projection Benjamin D. Hennig University of Sheffield AAG Annual Meeting, Washington DC 17 April 2010 Interactive Short Paper Session: 4511 Topics in GIS, Remote Sensing, and Spatial Analysis
  2. 2. A gridded world population cartogram
  3. 3. Gridded country cartograms
  4. 4. Worldmapper Population Atlas http://www.worldpopulationatlas.org/
  5. 5. Map source: IGU Megacity Task Force http://www.megacities.uni-koeln.de/More than just a cartogram
  6. 6. A (Un)Happy Planet Map source: New Economics Foundation http://www.happyplanetindex.org/
  7. 7. The Earth at Night Image Source: NASA
  8. 8. World Topography
  9. 9. A new projection:Drawing maps with a human focus
  10. 10. Thanks for your attention!Questions? Comments?Contact me at: b.hennig@worldmapper.orgMore maps and this presentation are on my website:http://www.viewsoftheworld.net/

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