Aileen Buckley

Dr. Aileen Buckley has been making maps since she was an undergraduate student. She has a Bachelors in Geography and Spanish from Valparaiso University, a Masters in Geography from Indiana University, and a Ph.D. in Geography from Oregon State University. She is a senior product engineer on the Living Atlas team, and her work focuses on determining and sharing best practices for mapping and analysis with modern GIS. She publishes and presents world-wide on many aspects of mapping and GIS. She is a co-author of Map Use: Reading, Analysis, Interpretation, and she is a co-editor for the Atlas of Oregon. Aileen is a former president of CaGIS (the U.S. cartographic association) and is actively involved with the International Cartographic Association in which she is the lead delegate for the United States.

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The Mapmaker’s Mantra

The Mapmaker's Mantra reminds the mapmaking community of their ethical and moral responsibility to tell the truth with maps.

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Terrain Revelations—Ob River

I share information about the Ob River and how I mapped it using the Terrain layer in ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World.

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Terrain Revelations—Mount Taranaki

I share information about Mount Taranaki and how I mapped it using the Terrain layer in ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World.

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Introducing Terrain Revelations

ArcGIS Living Atlas data reveals some of the world’s strange and most wonderful landforms. This blog post series shares some of my favorites.

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Using Historical USGS Topographic Maps in ArcGIS Pro

Use the updated USGS Historical Topographic Map Explorer to create web maps you can digitize from in ArcGIS Pro.

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Updated Topo Explorer App and USGS Historical Map Collection

Esri collaborated with the US Geological Survey to update the USGS historical topographic map collection and the Topo Explorer app.

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Get started with temporal data in ArcGIS – a case study of zebra mussel sightings

By Aileen Buckley, PhD, Esri Research Cartographer Are you trying to get up to speed with temporal data in ArcGIS? In this set of less...

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Web map zoom levels updated

By Aileen Buckley, Research Cartographer Quite some time ago, I wrote a blog post about the zoom levels used for web maps. Since these...

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New Aspect-Slope Raster Function Now Available

By Aileen Buckley, PhD, Esri Research Cartographer In 2008, I wrote a blog post about how to make and symbolize an aspect-slope map. Thi...

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