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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Add multiple attribute indexes for feature classes or mosaic datasets

By Aileen Buckley, PhD, Esri Research Cartographer Have you ever needed to create multiple indexes for either a feature class or mosai...

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Create rectangular features using their geographic extents

By Aileen Buckley, PhD, Esri Research Cartographer Have you ever needed to create rectangular features that are defined by their geogr...

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Here it comes! Map Use, 8th Edition

Keep your eyes open for the upcoming release of the 8th edition of Map Use from Esri Press!  Map Use: Reading, Analysis, Interpretat...

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Legend item labels – singular or plural

By Aileen Buckley, PhD, Esri Research Cartographer I recently got a very good question from one of our users—"Is there a cartographic...

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USGS Historical Topographic Maps in ArcGIS Online and ArcMap

By Aileen Buckley, Esri Research Cartographer The United States Geological Survey (USGS), with the help of Esri, has posted almost 186,0...

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Formatting an Excel table for use in ArcGIS

By Aileen Buckley, Esri Cartographer To use an Excel table in ArcGIS, it should first be formatted correctly so that ArcGIS can read the...

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Making Bivariate Choropleth Maps with ArcMap

By Aileen Buckley, Esri Cartographer At the 2013 Esri User Conference, I demonstrated a renderer and a geoprocessing tool that could b...

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ArcGIS for Desktop Functionality Matrix

By Aileen Buckley, Cartographer Although it has been around for a while, some people don't know about the ArcGIS for Desktop Functiona...

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Cascadia graces the cover of the 2015 Esri Map Book

By David McCloskey, (posted by Aileen Buckley, Esri Cartographer) Chosen to grace the cover of the 2015 Esri M...

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