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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The basic building blocks of ArcGIS symbols

By Aileen Buckley, Mapping Center Lead In ArcGIS, symbols are used not only to draw and label geographic features, but also to display...

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Pictures in ArcGIS symbols

By Aileen Buckley, Mapping Center Lead, and John Cranfill, Esri Product Engineer There are three primary building blocks of standard s...

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Colors in ArcGIS symbols

By Aileen Buckley, Mapping Center Lead, and Jeremy Wright, John Cranfill, and Michael Grossman, Product Engineers There are three prim...

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Mapping and Imagery blog posts

By Aileen Buckley, Mapping Center Lead, and Simon Woo, Raster Product Engineer With the update to the ArcGIS blogs as a result of crea...

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Fonts in ArcGIS symbols

By Aileen Buckley, Mapping Center Lead There are three primary building blocks of standard symbols in ArcGIS – colors, fonts, and gr...

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ArcGIS 10.0 Service Pack 4 (SP4) for English

By Aileen Buckley, Mapping Center Lead ArcGIS 10.0 Service Pack 4 (SP4) for English, is now available to our users for download via th...

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Mercator’s 500th birthday

By Aileen Buckley, Mapping Center Lead March 5, 2012 marked what would be the 500th birthday of Gerhardus Mercator (1512—1594). Merc...

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National Geographic style basemap

By Aileen Buckley, Mapping Center Lead In case you missed the original announcement back in mid-December, National Geographic and Esr...

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Map orientation: When true north is NOT at the top

By Aileen Buckley, Mapping Center Lead We got an excellent comment from a reader this week about maps that are not drawn with true nor...

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