Jump to content

 
Photo

World gross domestic product - mapped in wood

- - - - -

  • Please log in to reply
3 replies to this topic

#1
David Medeiros

David Medeiros

    Hall of Fame

  • Validated Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,045 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Redwood City CA
  • Interests:Cartography, wood working, wooden boats, fishing, camping, overland travel, exploring.
  • United States

Unusual mapped data sculpture:

http://anfischer.com/fundament/

Posted Image

GIS Reference and Instruction Specialist, Stanford Geospatial Center.

 

www.mapbliss.com

 


#2
James Hines

James Hines

    James Anthony Hines

  • Validated Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 521 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Centreville, Nova Scotia
  • Interests:Cartography, Philosophy, Politics, Psychology, Economics, Occultism, Spiritualism
  • Canada

Interesting but out of date & the majority of the world doesn't know their geography. I'm more interested in current figures showing both losses, gains, & current GDP. Sadly the world is poorer today because of the recession *cough *cough depression.
"Abbas of novus versus"

#3
David Medeiros

David Medeiros

    Hall of Fame

  • Validated Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,045 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Redwood City CA
  • Interests:Cartography, wood working, wooden boats, fishing, camping, overland travel, exploring.
  • United States

Interesting but out of date & the majority of the world doesn't know their geography. I'm more interested in current figures showing both losses, gains, & current GDP. Sadly the world is poorer today because of the recession *cough *cough depression.


Yeah the original post is from 2008 and the data is from 2007. My point in sharing was not to highlight the data but the method, it's an interesting exercise in displaying spatial statistical data.

GIS Reference and Instruction Specialist, Stanford Geospatial Center.

 

www.mapbliss.com

 


#4
Pete

Pete

    Master Contributor

  • Validated Member
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 151 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Inverness
  • United Kingdom

My point in sharing was not to highlight the data but the method, it's an interesting exercise in displaying spatial statistical data.


I was wondering with the availability of solid media 3d printers if this sort of representation will crop up more often but there is a definite chart and art to the wood carving representation.




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

-->