Daily Archives: February 23, 2011

Mappa Mercia Demonstrating the Power of Open Street Maps

Earlier I came across a post on the mappa mercia site that really demonstrates the power of the collaborative nature of Open Street Map compared to other web mapping providers. One determined user has chosen to explore and map all … Continue reading

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Heat Mapping Crime Data with Bing Maps and HTML5 Canvas

Crime data is frequently presented using “heat maps”. See, for example: http://www.bbc.co.uk/truthaboutcrime/crimemap/ http://www.zubedpi.com/ One of the reasons why heat maps are used to visualise crime data is that crimes are typically recorded as individual incidents, occurring at one particular location, … Continue reading

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