Interactive & Internet Cartography

Cartographic Design for Digital Maps

Cartographic map design, aesthetics, and functional user interface design are important in all aspects of our work. The publications focus on these aspects. Also see our work on Accessible Color Design.

Jenny, B. and Buckley, A. (guest editors) (2013)
Special issue on Aesthetics in Mapping. Cartographic Perspectives, (issue 73). Letter from the guest editors.

Jenny, B., Jenny, H. and Räber, S. (2008)
Map design for the Internet.
In: M. P. Peterson (ed.), International Perspectives on Maps and the Internet, Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography, Springer, p. 31–48.

Geospatial Data Portals: UI Design & Implementation


Iosifescu, C., Iosifescu, I., Jenny, H. and Hurni, L. (2011)
GeoVITe- a service-driven solution for an on-demand, user-friendly web access to geodata.
Proceedings of the 25th International Cartographic Conference ICC 2011, Paris, France.

Jenny, H., Neumann, A., Jenny, B. and Hurni, L. (2010).
A WYSIWYG interface for user-friendly access to geospatial data collections.
In: M. Jobst (ed.), Preservation in Digital Cartography, Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography, Berlin Heidelberg New York: Springer, p. 221–238.

Technology for Web Mapping


Lienert, C., Jenny, B., Schnabel, O. and Hurni, L. (2012)
Current trends in vector-based Internet mapping – a technical review
In: M. P. Peterson (ed.), Online Maps with APIs and Mapservices, Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography, Berlin Heidelberg New York: Springer, p. 23–36.

Gamepads and Joysticks for Geovisualization

Globes, block diagram and maps can be connected with game devices, such as gamepads, opening new ways of interaction with geospatial visualizations.

Weber, A., Jenny, B., Wanner, M., Cron, J., Marty, P. and Hurni, L. (2010)
Cartography meets gaming: navigating globes, block diagrams and 2D maps with gamepads and joysticks.
The Cartographic Journal, 47-1, p. 92–100.
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