GST 104 – Cartographic Design – Updated to QGIS 2.8 and Inkscape 0.91

It’s finally here! The GST 104 – Cartographic Design labs are completed and available as part of our award winning GeoAcademy curriculum. The seven labs feature QGIS 2.8 and Inkscape 0.91.

The lab topics are:

  1. Creating a colorful map of the United States of America
  2. Exploring Coordinate Systems and Map Projections
  3. Map Elements and Design
  4. IDP and Refugee Proportional Symbol Map
  5. IDP and Refugee Proportional Symbol Map – Designing the Final Map
  6. Countries with Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons Over 1 Million Map Design
  7. Design and Label a Downtown Street Map

Here are a few examples of maps students will create in this lab series.

UNHCR Assisted Refugees

UNHCR Assisted Refugees

Syrian Refugees and IDPs Map

Syrian Refugees and IDPs Map

Color Map of USA

Color Map of USA