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January 25, 2012

New Plant Hardiness Zone Map

The map has been updated with for the first time since 1990...

http://planthardiness.ars.usda.gov/PHZMWeb/

January 5, 2012

Map of Superfund sites

Did you know there are 13 Superfund sites in the metro area?

Superfund Map

January 3, 2012

New Award Winning Paper Map of the U.S.

The Greatest Paper Map of the United States You'll Ever See

from the article:

American mapmaking's most prestigious honor is the "Best of Show" award at the annual competition of the Cartography and Geographic Information Society. The five most recent winners were all maps designed by large, well-known institutions: National Geographic (three times), the Central Intelligence Agency Cartography Center, and the U.S. Census Bureau. But earlier this year, the 38th annual Best of Show award went to a map created by Imus Geographics--which is basically one dude named David Imus working in a farmhouse outside Eugene, Ore.