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    September 23, 2014

    Justin just released a blog on all things spatial and GIS.

    September 19, 2014

    Justin attended the VAMLIS Conference where he presented a second-place finishing poster on Exploring Thematic Mapping Techniques – The US’s Foreign-Born Population Visualized Using the Value-by-Alpha Method.

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    Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States

    Many of these beautiful maps are animated to show change over time or made clickable to view the underlying data— maps produced eight decades ago with the functionality of the twenty-first century.

    Literary New Orleans

    In spring 2013, we worked with Prof. Suzanne Jones and her students at the University of Richmond to create a map of Literary New Orleans. Students in the seminar pinpointed where these writers set their works and created a timeline indicating when the writers lived in or visited New Orleans.

    Travels Across the Plains

    This blog follows and maps Elizabeth Goltra journey along the Oregon Trail during the spring and summer of 1853.

    Visualizing Emancipation

    Visualizing Emancipation is a map of slavery’s end during the American Civil War. It finds patterns in the collapse of southern slavery, mapping the interactions between federal policies, armies in the field, and the actions of enslaved men and women on countless farms and city blocks.