Some of our favorite maps

  • London Profiler – Learn about crime statistics, transportation options, demographics and more in different London neighborhoods.
  • The Rise and Disappearance of Southeast Louisiana – See how Louisiana’s geography has changed over the past thousands of years. Experience a depiction of the land loss and other characteristics that contributed to flooding during Hurricane Katrina.
  • Ivory Wars – Using Google Earth, dive into Chad’s Zakouma National Park and explore one of the last relative safe havens for African elephant herds.
  • Bakersfield Maps – Plot your favorite meal, map your most hated pothole or find the red light camera closest to you, on these quirky maps of Bakersfield, Calif.

Other Resources

  • Center for Locative Media - A non-profit organization that works with civic, technology and education communities to create place-based narratives that help the public connect the past with the present.
  • Networked Publics – A project of The University of Southern California’s Annenberg Center for Communication that studied how new and emerging networked technologies are transforming the ways in which we interact with media, other individuals and groups, and the world around us.
  • MediaShift Idea Lab – In association with PBS’s MediaShift, the Idea Lab is a group blog about reinventing community news for the digital age.
  • mscape - Home of Hewlett-Packard’s mscape project, at this site, users can download, create and share the mobile, location-based media called mediascapes.


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