The Cartography and Geovisualization Group at Oregon State University conducts research for the visualization and exploration of geographic data.
We combine computer graphics and cartographic design principles to develop new methods and technologies for the visual representation and analysis of geospatial information.
Atlases
Interactive E-book atlases for iBooks on iPads created by students in the Computer-assisted Cartography course.

2015 International Map Industry Association IMIA Americas Map Awards: Best Student Electronic Map for The Atlas of the Polar Regions

2015 NACIS Student Dynamic Map Competition - group category for The Atlas of the Polar Regions

2015 NACIS Student Dynamic Map Competition honorable mention for Jonas Buddeberg’s http://elasticterrain.xyz

2015 New Mapmaker Award for The Atlas of the Polar Regions by the British Cartographic Society and ESRI UK

2015 Avenza Award for Electronic Mapping Highly Commended (2nd place) by the British Cartographic Society for A Year in the Life of Earth’s CO2

2015 Esri Development Center Student of the Year for Bojan Šavrič

2015 Cartography and Geographic Information Society CaGIS Map Design Competition: Best of Show for the Atlas of Infectious Diseases

2015 CaGIS Map Design Competition: David Woodward Award for Best Electronic Map for the Atlas of Infectious Diseases

2015 CaGIS Map Design Competition: Thematic for Charles Preppernau for the Mt Hood hazard map

2015 CaGIS Map Design Competition: Interactive Digital for A Year in the Life of Earth’s CO2

2015 National Geographic Award in Mapping competition for Charles Preppernau for the Mt Hood hazard map

2015 SIGCHI Best Paper Award for Lightweight Relief Shearing for Enhanced Terrain Perception on Interactive MapsVideo

2015 Cartography and Geographic Information Society PhD Scholarship Award for Bojan Šavrič

2014 British Cartographic Society and National Geographic Society New Mapmaker Award for the Atlas of Infectious Diseases

2014 honorable mention Ravenstein-Förderpreis of the German Cartographic Society for Plan Oblique Europe

2014 Cartography and Geographic Information Society Distinguished Career Award for Jon Kimerling

2014 NACIS Student Dynamic Map Competition—Narrative for the Atlas of Infectious Diseases

2014 NACIS Student Dynamic Map Competition—Interactive for Plan Oblique Europe

2014 runner-up NACIS Student Map Competition for 3D hazard map of Mt Hood

2014 FOSS4G Most Unique Map Award for Plan Oblique Europe

2014 FOSS4G People's Choice Award for Plan Oblique Europe

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Some of our research is described in this Citylab article about Making Better Digital Maps in an Era of Standardization
and our CO2 map is featured in the Citylab Maps section.