Drainage basin maps of the world – Big Think

… The maps are the work of Hungarian cartographer Robert Szucs (33), who combines expertise in GIS with a passion for beautiful maps. “GIS is short for Geographic Information Systems. It’s a collective word for anything using spatial or geographic data – from monitoring changes in forest cover with satellite data to creating crime density maps for the police”, Mr Szucs explains. “In this case, I’ve used GIS to create artistic maps, which is a beautiful hybrid of the artsy and geeky sides of my personality”. … These maps are both data-rich and absolutely gorgeous. You’re looking at watershed maps, … Continua a leggere Drainage basin maps of the world – Big Think