Creating beautiful maps is its own art form. But there are things you can do, even if you are using out-of-the-box GIS software, that will make your maps stand out from the rest.
This mini-lesson explains the mistakes I often see in presentations, on posters, and even in printed publications. If you can avoid these ten mistakes then you can easily put your maps in the top 20% of maps seen in posters and presentations at conferences. Let’s check them out.
Heath Robinson received his Ph.D. in geography and geographic information science from the State University of New York at Buffalo. His Ph.D. was funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation.