ColorBrewer.org: An Online Tool for Selecting Colour Schemes for Maps

@article{Harrower2003ColorBrewerorgAO,
  title={ColorBrewer.org: An Online Tool for Selecting Colour Schemes for Maps},
  author={Mark Harrower and Cynthia A. Brewer},
  journal={The Cartographic Journal},
  year={2003},
  volume={40},
  pages={27 - 37}
}
Abstract Choosing effective colour schemes for thematic maps is surprisingly difficult. ColorBrewer is an online tool designed to take some of the guesswork out of this process by helping users select appropriate colour schemes for their specific mapping needs by considering: the number of data classes; the nature of their data (matched with sequential, diverging and qualitative schemes); and the end-use environment for the map (e.g., CRT, LCD, printed, projected, photocopied). ColorBrewer… Expand
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