Week 4 - Choropleth mapping
To do before class
- Lecture on “Statistical maps” by Luc Anselin
(link to 25min video).
- Lecture on “Special maps” by Luc Anselin
(link to 20min video).
- The modifiable areal unit problem is treated in depth in (Openshaw & Openshaw, 1984).
- Color palettes for maps in ColorBrewer.
- James Cheshire and Oliver Uberti’s “The Information Capital” is full of
beautiful and clever maps (book site).
- If you liked the bit about cartograms, the overview by Waldo Tobler is an
- Openshaw, S., & Openshaw, S. (1984). The modifiable areal unit problem. Geo Abstracts University of East Anglia.