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Geography: More than mere place names.

Hold World Landmarks in Your Hands with ARSights & Google Earth

January 22, 2010/by Jill Saligoe-Simmel, Ph.D.

Atlas of Explorations for the Pacific Railroad: Giving Some Love for the Hand-Drawn Map

November 16, 2009/by Jill Saligoe-Simmel, Ph.D.

Allen sits out statewide digital map

October 27, 2009/by Jill Saligoe-Simmel, Ph.D.

Fresh Face for the IndianaMap

October 12, 2009/by Jill Saligoe-Simmel, Ph.D.

A Call for an Open Spatial Data Infrastructure

October 12, 2009/by Jill Saligoe-Simmel, Ph.D.

Communicating Value of GIS to Policy-Makers

September 15, 2009/by Jill Saligoe-Simmel, Ph.D.
Aerial photo downtown Indianapolis Circle

Indiana Statewide Orthophotography Program

September 10, 2009/by Jill Saligoe-Simmel, Ph.D.

Ortelius Map Design Software for Mac: We’ve Launched!

August 19, 2009/by Jill Saligoe-Simmel, Ph.D.

Urban Orienteering Comes to Indianapolis

July 31, 2009/by Jill Saligoe-Simmel, Ph.D.

The Economic Benefits of the IndianaMap

July 20, 2009/by Jill Saligoe-Simmel, Ph.D.

Humble Beginnings for Local Data: Parcel Data in the IndianaMap

July 13, 2009/by Jill Saligoe-Simmel, Ph.D.

Maps Using Virtual Digital Holograms? It’s Only A Matter of Time.

May 29, 2009/by Jill Saligoe-Simmel, Ph.D.

Visualizing the Grid: Interactive Web Map

May 8, 2009/by Jill Saligoe-Simmel, Ph.D.

Keep Your Eye on the Geospatial Revolution Project

May 2, 2009/by Jill Saligoe-Simmel, Ph.D.

Ortelius Will Be at AAG: You’re Invited to Learn More

March 20, 2009/by Jill Saligoe-Simmel, Ph.D.

Walkscore.com Using Free Zillow Neighborhood Boundary GIS Data

March 1, 2009/by Jill Saligoe-Simmel, Ph.D.

IndianaMap Local Participation Halfway There

February 9, 2009/by Jill Saligoe-Simmel, Ph.D.

Using Text on Maps: Typography in Cartography

January 2, 2009/by Jill Saligoe-Simmel, Ph.D.

Cartography Celebrated – The Year in Maps

December 30, 2008/by Jill Saligoe-Simmel, Ph.D.

The Importance of Map Data Interoperability

December 17, 2008/by Jill Saligoe-Simmel, Ph.D.

Mapdiva to Make New Mapping Software for the Mac

November 18, 2008/by Jill Saligoe-Simmel, Ph.D.

Role of Sketching in Map Design Layouts

October 14, 2008/by Jill Saligoe-Simmel, Ph.D.

Cartographer as Designer – It’s a Process

October 6, 2008/by Jill Saligoe-Simmel, Ph.D.

Top 10 Sectors Using GIS in Indiana

September 25, 2008/by Jill Saligoe-Simmel, Ph.D.

ScapeToad Cartogram Software

August 6, 2008/by Jill Saligoe-Simmel, Ph.D.

The Organic City

July 7, 2008/by Jill Saligoe-Simmel, Ph.D.

Thematic Mapping Engine

July 7, 2008/by Jill Saligoe-Simmel, Ph.D.

UCL’s Map Tube

July 7, 2008/by Jill Saligoe-Simmel, Ph.D.

Lakeshore Nature Preserve (WI)

July 7, 2008/by Jill Saligoe-Simmel, Ph.D.

Flex Projector for Interactive Creation of Map Projections

June 5, 2008/by Jill Saligoe-Simmel, Ph.D.

GoogleMap Gone Too Far?

February 27, 2008/by Jill Saligoe-Simmel, Ph.D.

Festival of Maps at the Chicago Field Museum

January 11, 2008/by Jill Saligoe-Simmel, Ph.D.