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Find out about our presentations and publications, as well as workshops we have presented. You can also find links to additional mapping resources on the Esri Web site, and a special collection of Cartographers' Favorites. Note that clicking on any heading will sort the table contents.

Journal articles, technical papers and white papers we have written that describe various mapping techniques and concepts.

Year Citation
2011 NEW! Buckley, Aileen. 2011. "Web Map Use and Design" (PDF 0.9MB). Proceedings, ICC2011: The 25th International Cartographic Conference, Paris, France, 2011. Proceedings published by local organizing committee for the International Cartographic Association's conference. abstract...
2011 NEW! Peake, Riley. 2011. "Republished Cartographic Classics: Learning from the Masters". Proceedings, ICC2011: The 25th International Cartographic Conference, Paris, France, 2011. Proceedings published by local organizing committee for the International Cartographic Association's conference. abstract...
2011 NEW! Field, Ken and Linda Beale. 2011. "Designing an Irish Surnames Map Using GIS" (PDF 3.4MB). A paper that details the design philosophy and construction of the "Geo-Geneology of Irish Surnames" map in ArcGIS. abstract...
2010 NEW! Eicher, Cory, Markus Bedel, Dieter Neuffer, Stefan Kappeler, Moritz Neun, Reto Schoening. 2010. "Smiling Cartographers: Making GIS More Usable for Cartography". The Cartographic Journal, Vol. 47, No. 2, May, pp.173-179(7). abstract...
2010 NEW! Punt, Edie and David Watkins. 2010. "User-directed Generalization of Roads and Buildings for Multi-Scale Cartography". Proceedings of the 13th Workshop of the ICA Commission on Generalisation and Multiple Representation, September 12-13, 2011, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland. Proceedings published by International Cartographic Association commission. abstract...
2009 Frye, Charlie. 2009. "A Design for a Legible Map Mash-up" (PDF 1.0MB). A paper presented at "The Future of Maps and the Internet", a meeting of the ICA Commission on Maps and the Internet, November 13-15, 2009, Hotel Militar Coraceros, Viña Del Mar, Chile. abstract...
2009 Buckley, Aileen R. and David Watkins. 2009. "Automated Map Production Workflows" (PDF 0.8MB). Proceedings, ICC2009: The 24th International Cartographic Conference, Santiago, Chile, November 15-21, 2009. Proceedings published by the local organizing committee for International Cartographic Association. abstract...
2009 Eugster, Cathy, Barbara Schneider, and Cory Eicher. 2009. "Cartographie et SIG: le nouveau système de production des cartes nationales suisses". Proceedings of the 2009 ESRI France User Conference, Versailles, France, September 30-October 1, 2009. abstract...
2008 Hardy, Paul, Dan Lee, and John van Smaalen. 2008. "Practical Research in Generalization of European National Framework Data From 1:10k to 1:50k, Exercising and Extending an Industry­Standard GIS". Proceedings of 11th ICA Workshop on Generalisation and Multiple Representation 2008, Montpellier, France, June 20­21, 2008. abstract...
2008 Eicher, Cory, Barbara Schneider, Markus Bedel, and Dieter Neuffer. 2008. "Neue Landeskarte der Schweiz: Erfahrungen bei der Realisierung eines GIS­basierten Kartografischen Produktionssystems bei der swisstopo" (PDF 0.1MB). Proceedings of GIS/SIT 2008: Schweizer Forum für Geoinformation, Universität Zürich-Irchel, Zürich, Switzerland, June 10­12, 2008. abstract...
2008 Frye, Charlie. 2008. "Producing Cartographic Contours from Elevation Models in ArcGIS". ESRI White Paper. abstract...
2007 Buckley, Aileen R. and Charlie Frye. 2007. "Lessons Learned in Cartographic Data Modeling". Proceedings, ICA 2007. The 23rd International Cartographic Conference, Moscow, Russia. August 4-10, 2007. Proceedings published by the local organizing committee for International Cartographic Association and available online at http://cartography.tuwien.ac.at/ica/documents/ICC_proceedings/ICC2007/html/Proceedings.htm abstract...
2007 Brewer, C.A., B.P. Buttenfield, C. Frye, and J. Acosta. 2007. "ScaleMaster: Multi-scale Mapmaking from Multiple Database Resolutions and for Multiple Map Purposes". Proceedings, ICA 2007. The 23rd International Cartographic Conference, Moscow, Russia. August 4-10, 2007. Proceedings published by the local organizing committee for International Cartographic Association and available online at http://cartography.tuwien.ac.at/ica/documents/ICC_proceedings/ICC2007/html/Proceedings.htm. abstract...
2007 Buttenfield, Barbara P. and Charlie Frye. 2007. "Re-Thinking Best Practices in Cartographic Data Capture and Data Modeling". Proceedings, ICA 2007. The 23rd International Cartographic Conference, Moscow, Russia. August 4-10, 2007. Proceedings published by the local organizing committee for International Cartographic Association and available online at http://cartography.tuwien.ac.at/ica/documents/ICC_proceedings/ICC2007/html/Proceedings.htm. abstract...
2007 Eicher, Cory, Barbara Schneider, Markus Bedel and Dieter Neuffer. 2007. "How Not to Cut Yourself on the Bleeding Edge: Experiences from Implementing a Cartographic Production System Based on Commercial GIS Software". Proceedings, ICA 2007. The 23rd International Cartographic Conference, Moscow, Russia. August 4-10, 2007. Proceedings published by the local organizing committee for International Cartographic Association and available online at http://cartography.tuwien.ac.at/ica/documents/ICC_proceedings/ICC2007/html/Proceedings.htm. abstract...
2007 Monnot, Jean-Luc, Paul Hardy, and Dan Lee. 2007. "An Optimization Approach to Constraint-Based Generalization in a Commodity GIS Framework". Proceedings, ICA 2007. The 23rd International Cartographic Conference, Moscow, Russia. August 4-10, 2007. Proceedings published by the local organizing committee for International Cartographic Association and available online at http://cartography.tuwien.ac.at/ica/documents/ICC_proceedings/ICC2007/html/Proceedings.htm. abstract...
2007 Murad-al-shaikh, Makram. 2007. "Challenges in Cartographic Training". Proceedings, ICA 2007. The 23rd International Cartographic Conference, Moscow, Russia. August 4-10, 2007. Proceedings published by the local organizing committee for International Cartographic Association and available online at http://cartography.tuwien.ac.at/ica/documents/ICC_proceedings/ICC2007/html/Proceedings.htm. abstract...
2007 Monnot, Jean-Luc, Paul Hardy, and Dan Lee. 2007. "Topological Constraints, Actions and Reflexes For Generalization By Optimization". Workshop of the ICA Commission on Generalisation and Multiple Representation, Moscow, Russia. abstract...
2007 Buckley, Aileen R. and Paul Hardy. 2007. "Cartographic Software Capabilities and Data Requirements: Current Status and a Look toward the Future". Cartography and Geographic Information Science, Volume 34, Number 2, pp. 155-157. abstract...
2007 Brewer, Cynthia A. and Barbara Buttenfield. 2007. "Using Databases at Multiple Resolutions". Cartography and Geographic Information Science, Volume 34, Number 1, pp. 3-15. abstract...
2006 Buckley, Aileen, David Barnes and Jaynya Richards. 2006. "Achieving Historical Map Effects with Modern GIS". Cartographic Perspectives, Number 56, Winter 2006, pp. 63-72. abstract...
2006 Buckley, Aileen, and Charlie Frye. 2006. "A Multi-Scale, Multipurpose GIS Data Model to Add Named Features of the Natural Landscape to Maps". Cartographic Perspectives, Number 55, Fall 2006, pp. 34-53. abstract...
2006 Neuffer, Dieter, Barbara Schneider, Paul Hardy, and Thierry Kressmann. 2006. "Database Driven Cartography – The 'swisstopo' Example". Proceedings of GICON, Vienna, July 2006. abstract...
2006 Brewer, Cynthia A. and Barbara Buttenfield. 2006. "Mastering Map Scale: Formalizing Guidelines for Multi-Scale Map Design". Proceedings of AutoCarto 2006, Vancouver, WA, June 26-28, 2006. abstract...
2006 Frye, Charlie. 2006. "A Product Driven Approach to Designing a Multi-Purpose Multi-Scale GIS Base Map Database". Proceedings of AutoCarto 2006, Vancouver, WA, June 26-28, 2006. abstract...
2006 Punt, Edith M., Robert Jensen, Paul Hardy, and Tim Daly. 2006. "Cartography: From Drawing to Database (Technology Facilitates Traditional Styles)". Proceedings of AutoCarto 2006, Vancouver, WA, June 26-28, 2006. abstract...
2006 Lee, Dan and Paul Hardy. 2006. "Design and Experience of Generalization Tools". Proceedings of AutoCarto 2006, Vancouver, WA, June 25, 2006. abstract...
2006 Buttenfield, Barbara. 2006. "The Fallacy of the 'Golden Feature' in MRDBs: Data Modeling Versus Integrating New Anchor Data". Workshop of the ICA Commission on Map Generalisation and Multiple Representation, Vancouver, WA, June 25, 2006. abstract...
2006 Punt, Edith M., Robert Jensen, Paul Hardy, and Tim Daly. 2006. "Smarter Symbols: Smarter Maps". Proceedings of GeoTec 2006, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, June 18-21, 2006. abstract...
2006 Frye, Charlie. 2006. "Shape Types for Labeling Natural Polygon Features with Maplex". Cartographic Perspectives, Number 54, Spring 2006, pp. 69-73. abstract...
2006 Frye, Charlie, and Aileen Buckley. 2006. "A Data Model for Named Features of the Natural Landscape". Proceedings of the ICA Mountain Cartography Workshop 2006, Slovenia, March. abstract...
2005 Hardy, P. 2005. "Putting the 'Art' Back into Cartography". ESRI ArcNews, Volume 27, Number 4, December, pp. 4-6. abstract...
2005 Hardy, Paul and Dan Lee. 2005. "GIS-Based Generalization and Multiple Representation of Spatial Data". Proceedings of the First International CODATA Symposium on Generalization of Information, Berlin, Germany, Sept. 14-16. abstract...
2005 Briat, Marc-Olivier, Jean-Luc Monnot, and Thierry Kressmann. 2005. "Incremental Update of Cartographic Data in a Versioned Environment". Proceedings, ICA 2005. The 22nd International Cartographic Conference, A Coruña, Spain. July 9-16, 2005. Proceedings published by the local organizing committee for International Cartographic Association and available online at http://cartography.tuwien.ac.at/ica/documents/ICC_proceedings/ICC2005/htm/centrado.html. abstract...
2005 Brewer, Cynthia A. and Charlie Frye. 2005. "Comparison of GIS and Graphics Software for Advanced Cartographic Symbolization and Labeling: Five GIS Projects". Proceedings, ICA 2005. The 22nd International Cartographic Conference, A Coruña, Spain. July 9-16, 2005. Proceedings published by the local organizing committee for International Cartographic Association and available online at http://cartography.tuwien.ac.at/ica/documents/ICC_proceedings/ICC2005/htm/centrado.html. abstract...
2005 Buckley, Aileen R. and Charlie Frye. 2005. "An Information Model for Maps: Toward Cartographic Production from GIS Databases". Proceedings, ICA 2005. The 22nd International Cartographic Conference, A Coruña, Spain. July 9-16, 2005. Proceedings published by the local organizing committee for International Cartographic Association and available online at http://cartography.tuwien.ac.at/ica/documents/ICC_proceedings/ICC2005/htm/centrado.html. abstract...
2005 Eicher, Cory and Marc-Olivier Briat. 2005. "Supporting Interactive Editing of Cartographic Representations in GIS Software". Proceedings, ICA 2005. The 22nd International Cartographic Conference, A Coruña, Spain. July 9-16, 2005. Proceedings published by the local organizing committee for International Cartographic Association and available online at http://cartography.tuwien.ac.at/ica/documents/ICC_proceedings/ICC2005/htm/centrado.html. abstract...
2005 Hardy, Paul and Thierry Kressmann. 2005. "Cartography, Database and GIS: Not Enemies, but Allies!" Proceedings, ICA 2005. The 22nd International Cartographic Conference, A Coruña, Spain. July 9-16, 2005. Proceedings published by the local organizing committee for International Cartographic Association and available online at http://cartography.tuwien.ac.at/ica/documents/ICC_proceedings/ICC2005/htm/centrado.html. abstract...
2005 Lee, Dan and Hardy, Paul. 2005. "Automating Generalization: Tools and Models". Proceedings, ICA 2005. The 22nd International Cartographic Conference, A Coruña, Spain. July 9-16, 2005. Proceedings published by the local organizing committee for International Cartographic Association and available online at http://cartography.tuwien.ac.at/ica/documents/ICC_proceedings/ICC2005/htm/centrado.html. abstract...
2005 Hardy, Paul and Dan Lee. 2005. "On-Demand Projection of Large Raster Datasets in GIS". Proceedings, ICA 2005. The 22nd International Cartographic Conference, A Coruña, Spain. July 9-16, 2005. Proceedings published by the local organizing committee for International Cartographic Association and available online at http://cartography.tuwien.ac.at/ica/documents/ICC_proceedings/ICC2005/htm/centrado.html. abstract...
2005 Hardy, Paul and Dan Lee. 2005. "ArcGIS Tools for Professional Cartography". Proceedings, ICA 2005. The 22nd International Cartographic Conference, A Coruña, Spain. July 9-16, 2005. Proceedings published by the local organizing committee for International Cartographic Association and available online at http://cartography.tuwien.ac.at/ica/documents/ICC_proceedings/ICC2005/htm/centrado.html. abstract...
2005 Hardy, Paul and Dan Lee. 2005. "Multiple Representations with Overrides, and Their Relationship to DLM/DCM Generalization". Proceedings of the ICA Generalization Workshop 2005, A Coruña, Spain, July 7-8. abstract...
2005 Buckley, Aileen, Charlie Frye, Barbara Buttenfield, and Torrin Hultgren. 2005. "An Information Model for Maps: Towards Cartographic Production from GIS Databases". Proceedings of AutoCarto 2005, Las Vegas, NV, March 21-23, 2005. abstract...
2005 Buttenfield, Barbara and Torrin Hultgren. 2005. "Managing Multiple Representations of 'Base Carto' Features: A Data Modeling Approach". Proceedings of AutoCarto 2005, Las Vegas, NV, March 21-23, 2005. abstract...
2005 Hardy, Paul, Cory Eicher, Marc-Olivier Briat, and Theirry Kressmann. 2005. "Database-stored Representations and Overrides, Supporting Automated Cartography with Human Creativity". Proceedings of AutoCarto 2005, Las Vegas, NV, March 21-23, 2005. abstract...
2004 Buckley, Aileen R. 2004. "Using Valid Value Tables in Geodatabase Design to Define Feature Types". Cartographic Perspectives, Number 48, pp. 57-61. abstract...
2004 Frye, Charlie. 2004. "Cartography and the Base Map". Chapter 8 in Designing Geodatabases: Case Studies in GIS Data Modeling. Redlands, CA: ESRI Press, pp. 306-373. abstract...
2004 Buckley, Aileen R. 2004. "Creating a State Atlas as an Integrated Set of Resources: Book, CD-ROM and Web Site" PDF (1.0MB). Proceedings, ICA 2003. The 21st International Cartographic Conference, Durban, South Africa. August 10-16, 2004. Proceedings published by the local organizing committee for International Cartographic Association and available online at http://cartography.tuwien.ac.at/ica/index.php/Publications/Publications. Proceedings of the International Cartographic Conference 2005, Durban, South Africa, August 10-16, 2004. abstract...
2004 Hardy, Paul, Marc-Olivier Briat, Cory Eicher, and Thierry Kressmann. 2004. "Database-Driven Cartography from a Digital Landscape Model, with Multiple Representations and Human Overrides". Proceedings of the ICA Workshop on Generalisation and Multiple Representation, Leicester, England, August 20-21, 2004. abstract...
2003 Frye, Charlie. 2003. "Intelligent Multi-Scale Cartographic Data and Their Databases" (PDF 0.8MB). Paper presented the Cambridge Conference 2003, Cambridge, United Kingdom, July 17-13, 2003. abstract...
2003 Buckley, Aileen R. 2003. "Atlas Mapping in the 21st Century". Cartography and Geographic Information Science, Volume 30, Number 2, 149-158. abstract...
2003 Frye, Charlie. 2003. "Modeling Active Database-Driven Cartography". Also online at the ICC 2003 Web Site. Proceedings of the International Cartographic Congress 2003, Durban, South Africa, August 10-16, 2003. abstract...
2003 Murad-al-shaikh, Makram. 2003. "GIS Cartography Courses in GIS Certificate Programs". Proceedings of the International Cartographic Congress 2003, Durban, South Africa, August 10-16, 2003. abstract...
2003 Frye, Charlie. 2003. "The 1:24,000-Scale Topographic Base Map Data Model". Cartography and Geographic Information Science, Volume 30, Number 2, 163-168. abstract...
2003 Nighbert, Jeffrey. 2003. "Characterizing Landscapes for Visualization Using ArcView Spatial Analyst". Proceedings of the 23rd Annual ESRI User Conference, July 7-11, San Diego, CA. abstract...
2003 Barnes, David. 2003. "Using ArcMap to Enhance Topographic Presentation". Cartographic Perspectives, Volume 42, Spring 2002, 5-11. abstract...
2003 Richards, Jaynya W. 2001. "Creating TrueType Fonts for Use as Symbols in ArcGIS®". Cartographic Perspectives, Volume 39, Spring 2001, 43-45. abstract...
2002 Nighbert, Jeffrey. 2002. "Using ArcGIS to Apply Textures and Materials to Relief Backdrops in Cartographic Presentations". Proceedings of the 22nd Annual ESRI User Conference, July 8-12, San Diego, CA. abstract...
2002 Nighbert, Jeffrey. 2002. "Using Remote Sensing Imagery to Texturize Layer Tinted Relief". Cartographic Perspectives, Number 36, Spring 2000, pp. 94-96. abstract...

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