Category: Maps & Mappers

  • What day is it? It’s PostGIS-slash-Calendar Day!

    What day is it? It’s PostGIS-slash-Calendar Day!

    Well, you can count on this as much as you can count on your favorite open source database: it’s that time of year when we release our map calendar on PostGIS Day! What does this calendar do? Who made it in this year? How do you get it? Well, this stunning printed product can be…

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  • Maps and Mappers of the 2022 calendar: Tom Armitage, October

    Maps and Mappers of the 2022 calendar: Tom Armitage, October

    Q: Tell us about yourself: A: Hi, I’m Tom Armitage (@MapNav_Tom on Twitter) and I have been working in GIS for 20 Years. I’m MapTiler‘s Technical Writer and I also do some GIS training and teaching at the University of Edinburgh where I am an honorary fellow. I’m an Open Source Advocate, and have spent…

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  • Call for Maps: 2023 GeoHipster Calendar

    Fall weather (in the northern hemisphere). Back to school. Pumpkin spice lattes. Spooky movies and Halloween candy. What other traditions can you count on happening each September? You guessed it! We’re pleased to announce that there will be a 2023 GeoHipster Calendar, and we’re opening up the call for maps today. Mike and Randy will…

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  • Maps and Mappers of the 2022 calendar: Carl Churchill, Back Cover

    Maps and Mappers of the 2022 calendar: Carl Churchill, Back Cover

    Q: Tell us about yourself: A: I am a cartographer working for Woodwell Climate Research Center. I came to GIS from a very humanities-focused background, with a history degree and even brief training as an archeologist. I have dabbled in a lot of things over my brief professional career – including a few gigs as…

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  • Maps and Mappers of the 2022 calendar: Jessica Baker, July

    Maps and Mappers of the 2022 calendar: Jessica Baker, July

    Q: Tell us about yourself: A: I work at Ordnance Survey which is Great Britain’s national mapping agency, as a Technical Relationship Consultant specialising in GeoDataViz. My 9-5 essentially involves using geospatial data to make maps and visuals for all sorts of things, from national park anniversaries, to big sporting events, and supporting the public…

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  • Maps and Mappers of the 2022 calendar: Samara Ebinger, June

    Q: Tell us about yourself: A: I’m a GIS Specialist at the City of Worcester, Massachusetts. I just recently started last November. I’ve been in the GIS field for a long time but in different capacities, working for a consulting firm, non-profits, state government, and now local government. I love learning new things and trying…

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  • Maps and Mappers of the 2022 calendar: Kate Berg, May

    Maps and Mappers of the 2022 calendar: Kate Berg, May

    Q: Tell us about yourself: A: I am GIS lead at the State of Michigan’s Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE). I’ve been in the field for almost 10 years since my first GIS class at UCLA in 2012. Since then, I’ve taught GIS at the university level and worked in the non-profit,…

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  • Maps and Mappers of the 2022 Calendar: Dan Fourquet, April

    Maps and Mappers of the 2022 Calendar: Dan Fourquet, April

    Q: Tell us about yourself A: I’ve loved maps for my entire life and have been drawing and making maps since my childhood. Currently I live in Richmond, VA. I work for the Office of Intermodal Planning and Investment where I do my best to make a positive contribution to Virginia’s transportation plan (VTrans) using my…

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  • Maps and Mappers of the 2022 calendar: Inge van Daelen, Cover

    Maps and Mappers of the 2022 calendar: Inge van Daelen, Cover

    Q: Tell us about yourself: A: I started working in the cartography field about 2.5 years ago. I started part-time at Red Geographics as I had a full time job on the side. I studied Chinese and Tourism Destination Management, so I didn’t have a background in GIS at all. Luckily, my friend (and boss)…

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  • Maps and Mappers of the 2022 calendar: Jonathan King, January

    Maps and Mappers of the 2022 calendar: Jonathan King, January

    Q: Tell us about yourself: A: Originally from New England in the U.S., I’m a second year student in the International Master of Science in Cartography degree program, which takes place in Europe at the Technical University of Munich, the Technical University of Vienna, the Technical University of Dresden, and the University of Twente. Probably…

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  • Call for Maps: 2022 GeoHipster Calendar

    Is it true that 2021 was almost as unpredictable as 2020? We don’t know the answer to that, but we do feel like our 2021 calendar was our best yet. We also know some of you are back in the office and need wall candy…and those of you who are still working from home love…

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  • Maps and mappers of the 2021 calendar: Kate Berg, September

    Q: Tell us about yourself. A: I am a GIS lead at the State of Michigan’s Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE), where I wear many hats including web GIS administrator, open maps and data wrangler, geospatial educator, and project consultant. When I’m not wearing those hats, you can find me in the…

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