[OSM-talk] Society of Cartographers
S.L.Chilton at mdx.ac.uk
Mon Mar 17 10:12:01 GMT 2008
Volume 41 of the Society of Cartographers Bulletin arrived by post on
Friday, and mighty fine it looks too, with it's enhanced colour section.
OSM is particularly well represented in this issue too.
Main articles include:
Geodata collection in the 21stC Nick Black and Steve
Designing maps for the colour-vision impaired Bernhard Jenny and
Nathaniel Vaughn Kelso
Open source renders the world Artem Pavlenko
Musical maps: a musical approach to cartography Brian Rogers
Design matters - time matters Pam Baldaro
Mapping the sky Daniel Thomas
Cartography and Google Earth Steve Chilton
There are also 8 pages of cartography tips, plus map and book reviews,
and notes on meetings, exhibitions and conferences.
If you are not a member of the Society of Cartographers you can get all
this (and more benefits) by joining for a ridiculously low annual fee:
If you like the sound of all this you should also consider attending a
Society of Cartographers Summer School (or the upcoming Illustrator
Summer school details at:
Why not consider giving a paper at the summer school (there is already
one major OSM initiative being highlighted with a presentation in the
If you want any further details don't hesitate to contact me.
Steve Chilton, Learning Support Fellow
Learning and Technical Support Unit Manager
School of Health and Social Sciences
phone/fax: 020 8411 5355
email: steve8 at mdx.ac.uk
Chair of the Society of Cartographers: http://www.soc.org.uk/
SoC conference 2008:
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