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eCARTO News March 2020

eCARTO News captures the latest cartographic news and developments from around the world. If you have any general cartography items of interest then please email them to David Fraser, editor of eCARTO News.

Featured Articles

Mapping – past, present and future

  • British Library Puts Rare Historical Globes Online – finebooksmagazine.com
  • ‘The perfect combination of art and science’: mourning the end of paper maps – theguardian.com
  • Maps show drastic drop in China’s air pollution – theverge.com
  • Paris falls silent: Sound maps show impact of confinement – apnews.com
  • ‘Ultimate gift to future generations’: plan to laser all land on Earth – theguardian.com

Cartographic Applications

  • Mapping Martian Dunes from Orbit – eos.org
  • Mondelēz meets target to map 100% of its farms registered with Cocoa Life in Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire and Indonesia, new report claims – confectionerynews.com
  • Free AI Mapping Tool Helps Healthcare Systems Identify High-Risk COVID-19 Communities – healthleadersmedia.coms
  • Live Earthquake Mapping for Everyone – esri.com
  • National parks mapping to aid forest recovery from bushfires in NSW – newcastleherald.com.au
  • This Interactive Map Visualizes the Queer Geography of 20th-Century America – smithsonianmag.com
  • Colombia is using an app to return land to people displaced by war – qz.com
  • Science voyage to end in Perth after mapping 100,000 km2 of seafloor – miragenews.com
  • Dozens of unmarked graves in Kingscote cemetery revealed by radar mapping – theislanderonline.com.au
  • Edinburgh University researchers use drones to map retreating Andes glaciers – bbc.com
  • iOS UgCS for DJI app (beta) – suasnews.com

Drone Cartography

  • Dark, Dirty and Dangerous: This Drone Can Map Pipes and Underground Tunnels from Above – dronelife.com
  • 3D drone mapping and litigation surveys – sunnewsonline.com
  • Canadian firm explores Finnish gold mine via autonomous drones – roboticsbusinessreview.com
  • The Drone Boat of ‘Shipwreck Alley’ – theverge.com
  • Edinburgh University researchers use drones to map retreating Andes glaciers – bbc.com
  • Top Experts Analysis Report On Global UAV Mapping Software Market With Market Regional Outlook, Analysis, Growth Forecast Analysis by Manufacturers, Type and Application to 2025 – thefourpointplay.blog

Stellar Cartographic

Cartographic Secrets

  • For Decades, Cartographers Have Been Hiding Covert Illustrations Inside of Switzerland’s Official Maps – eyeondesign.aiga.org
  • Smartphone data reveal which Americans are social distancing (and not) – washingtonpost.com

Mapping Indoors

  • This is what iPad Pro’s LiDAR Scanner sees when it’s mapping your home – imore.com

Cartographic Industry News

Cartographic Tutorials, Resources & Opportunities

  • Supervisory Interdisciplinary Cartographer/Geographer, GS-1370/0150-12 (MP-DP) Job in Lakewood, Colorado – Department of the Interior – lemonwire.com
  • Invest in rare maps and find the path to profit – thetimes.co.uk
  • Mapping in GIS – youtube.com

Cartography as Art

Passing the Time – Cartography Quizzes (websites not tested by editor!)

Passing the Time – Cartography Videos

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