Category Archives: Maps

Mapmaking resources

As I’ve hinted in the past (e.g., here and here), I really love a good map. Lately, a few colleagues have approached me for help with mapmaking. Despite each person’s focus on a different region or topic, I’ve found that … Continue reading

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Baboon distributions (and a lesson in African geography)

Previously, I played around with SVG and JavaScript in order to create interactive maps of Central American primates. As a followup, I thought I’d try my hand at mapping baboons, given that they are the critters I am currently working … Continue reading

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Central American primate distributions

I was recently cleaning out files on my computer when I stumbled across some maps that I had created two years ago for a class presentation. These maps show the species distributions for all Central American primates, and they are … Continue reading

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AAPA cities

The annual meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists (AAPA) takes place in Knoxville, Tennessee in 2013. After checking the website, I saw that the AAPA keeps a list of past meeting locations, among other things. How often have the … Continue reading

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