Phys.org: New equal Earth 2-D map offers better perspective of the world

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Three mapmakers with the Environmental Systems Research Institute, Monash University and the North American Cartographic Information Society have created a new map of the world that more accurately displays both the size and shape of the continents. In their paper published on the International Journal of Geographical Information Science website, Bojan Šavrič , Tom Patterson and Bernhard Jenny explain their reasons for creating the new map, the factors they took into consideration when making it and how they view their final product.

 

Period24 Aug 2018

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  • TitleNew equal Earth 2-D map offers better perspective of the world
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletPhys.org
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date24/08/18
    DescriptionThree mapmakers with the Environmental Systems Research Institute, Monash University and the North American Cartographic Information Society have created a new map of the world that more accurately displays both the size and shape of the continents. In their paper published on the International Journal of Geographical Information Science website, Bojan Šavrič , Tom Patterson and Bernhard Jenny explain their reasons for creating the new map, the factors they took into consideration when making it and how they view their final product.
    Producer/AuthorBob Yirka
    URLhttps://phys.org/news/2018-08-equal-earth-d-perspective-world.html
    PersonsBernhard Jenny

Keywords

  • Equal Earth map projection