“The Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project, Veresion 1 (GRUMPv1) data collection is a valuable resource both for researchers studying human-environmental interactions and for applied users working to address criticial environmental and societal issues. GRUMPv1 consists of eight global data sets: population count grids, population density grids, urban settlement points, urban-extents grids, land/geographic unit area grids, national boundaries, national identifier grids, and coastlines.?
Please click on link to see another map featured in Cartography guest speaker’s talk on “Data Visualization”:
Graphs and maps working together!!
Another great map mentioned by Cartography guest speaker, Irwin Anolik:
The map in this link was part of Cartography guest speaker Irwin Anolik’s talk on “Data Visualization”.
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Please check out IRI’s climate data library: http://iridl.ldeo.columbia.edu/
The IRI/LDEO Climate Data Library contains over 300 datasets from a variety of earth science disciplines and climate-related topics. It is a powerful tool that offers the following capabilities at no cost to the user:
- access any number of datasets;
- create analyses of data ranging from simple averaging to more advanced EOF analyses using the Ingrid Data Analysis Language;
- monitor present climate conditions with maps and analyses in the Maproom;
- create visual representations of data, including animations;
- download data in a variety of commonly-used formats, including GIS-compatible formats.
They also have a map room and an introduction to climate data.