Embedded PDF Viewer

Sunday, January 19, 2014 at 17:04:22

Test post for an embedded PDF viewer using viewer.js…. very impressed and it supports ODF as well as PDF.

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Journal of Maps Best Map 2013

Friday, January 10, 2014 at 14:43:48

It is with great pleasure I can announce that the paper “Relief-Rock-Soil relationship in the transition of Atlantic Plateau to Peripheral Depression, Sao Paulo, Brazil” by Fernando Nadal Junqueira Villela, Jurandyr Luciano Sanches Ross and Sidneide Manfredini has been given the Journal of Maps “Best Map” award for 2013. This paper has now been made free access so please click the link and take a look.

Those papers short listed for best map are assessed upon both their academic content and cartographic quality. It is neither the best academic paper nor the best designed map, but a combination of qualities from both areas that is judged the winner. The awards panel noted that this year winner provides a substantive, clear and well presented sequence of maps with supportive information. A worthy winner!

Programming for geographers….

Monday, January 6, 2014 at 20:44:50

Nice thoughtful piece from Alex Singleton…. Very ,much in the vein of neogeography and touching upon the practical elements espoused in Mapping Hacks. More than ever, making use (aka hacking) of tools and methods to understand, develop and present thoughts, ideas and innovations is vital for those wanting to bring new energy, drive and value to the workplace. Get ahead, make yourself valuable…..

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