Bernhard Jenny

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Assistant Professor

Geographic Information Science (Cartography and Geovisualization)

College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences CEOAS
Oregon State University


Wilkinson 248


104 CEOAS Admin Bldg
Oregon State University
Corvallis OR 97331
Bernhard Jenny's research combines cartography, computer graphics, geovisualization and GIS. His research interests are in map projections, pseudo-natural maps, 2D and 3D terrain representation and generalization, geovisualization, distortion analysis of diagrams and maps, and web mapping. Bernie has a PhD in cartography, and a computer science certificate in computer graphics both from ETH Zurich. His MS in Rural Engineering, Environmental Technologies and Surveying is from EPFL Lausanne. Before moving to Oregon State in fall 2011, he was a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of Cartography and Geoinformation of ETH Zurich.

Bernie is member of the editorial board of The Cartographic Journal, the Journal of Maps, Cartographic Perspectives, and the new International Journal of Cartography. He is a co-vice-chair of the International Cartographic Association ICA Commission on Map Design, and active in the ICA Commissions on Mountain Cartography, Map Projections, and Digital Technologies in Cartographic Heritage.
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Some of my research is described in this Citylab article about Making Better Digital Maps in an Era of Standardization