A Transition in Improving Maps: The ColorBrewer Example

@article{Brewer2003ATI,
  title={A Transition in Improving Maps: The ColorBrewer Example},
  author={Cynthia A. Brewer},
  journal={Cartography and Geographic Information Science},
  year={2003},
  volume={30},
  pages={159 - 162}
}
  • Cynthia A. Brewer
  • Published 2003
  • Computer Science
  • Cartography and Geographic Information Science
Many map makers seek to share their map design efforts by distributing styles, fonts, templates, software, tips, and other sorts of instructions. For example, offers links to a variety of symbol and font design efforts by mapmakers who use ESRI's GIS products. In this article, I will reflect on the format for offering map design assistance that I have used in ColorBrewer (Figure 1). ColorBrewer is a web tool for selecting color schemes for thematic maps. It has elicited a trickle of… Expand
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