Map Maker's Guide

Welcome... Map Maker's Guide: a free interactive web application that helps you in choosing suitable mapping methods.

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What is it about?

Maps are valuable sources of information in policy assisted research. It is therefore important that the right methods are used to produce these maps.

This site offers you a helping hand in selecting the right method.

How does it work?

After pressing the start button, you have to answer several questions about your mapping problem.

A knowledge system driven by fuzzy logic and linked to comprehensive databases will analyze your answers to give you advise on suitable map making methods.

Intended audience

Environmental scientist, geographers, engineers, earth scientists, geologist, pedometricians, ..., etc.

In short: everyone who (occasionally) needs to make accurate (digital) maps.