Scale, Projections,

and Datum

Geospatial Technology

Thematic Maps

Click the population maps below to go to notes on Thematic Maps from Penn State.  Use this information to understand the different types of Thematic Maps.
Use the Color Brewer to help pick colors for your map, based on data type, number of data classes, and mode of map presentation.
Use the button to the right to travel to National Geographic's Earth Pulse site where you can compare data layers across the world.  See if you can identify the cartographic techniques used to create the maps.


ArcGIS online

To create an Esri ArcGIS account, use this file for direction:

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Things you can do with ArcGIS online

Data and Information



Geographic Inquiry Project

University of Hawai'i GIS Projects