Aileen Buckley
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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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Omit specific features from display using cartographic representations

By Aileen Buckley, Mapping Center Lead If you want to remove selected features from display with standard ArcMap symbol management too...

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Symbolizing PLSS lines with the Cut Curve geometric effect

By Aileen Buckley, Mapping Center Lead In the United States, the Public Land Survey System (PLSS) is a way of subdividing land. The U...

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Cartographic settings in the ArcMap Advanced Settings utility

By Aileen Buckley, Mapping Center Lead A lot of people don't know about the ArcMap Advanced Settings utility - it can help you customi...

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Verbal scales

By Aileen Buckley, Mapping Center Lead A verbal scale is also referred to as a “word statement” or a “scale expression”, and i...

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Representative fractions

By Aileen Buckley, Mapping Center Lead A representative fraction (RF) is the ratio of distance on the map to distance on the ground. Rep...

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Choosing the best way to indicate map scale

By Aileen Buckley, Mapping Center Lead In a previous blog entry, I asked, "Do all maps need a scale bar and north arrow?" I answered, "N...

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Does every map need a north arrow and scale bar?

By Aileen Buckley, Mapping Center Lead I had an interesting email conversation this morning with one of my mentors, and the subject re...

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Cartographic relief presentation is now available from Esri Press

By Aileen Buckley, Mapping Center Lead Eduard Imhof’s Cartographic Relief Presentation is now available from Esri Press. Many of us...

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