Geographic Information Systems
Output - from new maps to enhanced decisions

Mark Foley
mark.foley@dit.ie

Learning objectives

Examples of GIS output from the Happy Valley GIS

Map Design

Use a box around the legend to draw the map reader’s attention to it.

Use a box around the legend to draw the map reader’s attention to it.

A poorly balanced map.

A poorly balanced map.

The basic structure of the conterminous USA layout template in ArcMap.

A visual hierarchy example. The two black circles are on top (closest to the map reader), followed by the gray polygon and the grid.

The interposition effect in map design.