Ben Thornton

Bivariate Statistical Legends

  • Fall 2016
  • Research published on geographic legends and the application of scatterplots
  • GIS, Cartography, Research
  • Putting the data in front of the user

While we were developing the methods for bivariate mapping (Read More Here) we found that it can be very beneficial for both the map maker and the reader to understand the data that is represented on the map. Simply putting the plotted data into the colored legend can add a lot to communicating the purpose of the map and the inherent bias.

You can explore the published article here or download the pdf below.