Chapter 3. Maps 2.0: Map Mashups and New Spatial Media

  1. Jeremy W. Crampton

Published Online: 22 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444317411.ch3

Mapping: A Critical Introduction to Cartography and GIS

Mapping: A Critical Introduction to Cartography and GIS

How to Cite

Crampton, J. W. (2009) Maps 2.0: Map Mashups and New Spatial Media, in Mapping: A Critical Introduction to Cartography and GIS, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444317411.ch3

Author Information

  1. Atlanta, Georgia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 22 JAN 2009

Book Series:

  1. Critical Introductions to Geography

Book Series Editors:

  1. John Paul Jones III

Series Editor Information

  1. Department of Geography and Regional Development, University of Arizona, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405121729

Online ISBN: 9781444317411

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Keywords:

  • Maps 2.0 - Map Mashups and new spatial media;
  • interest in mapping tools for regular people and map amateurs;
  • critical mapping and one–two punch to traditional notions of mapping;
  • map sovereignty, challenged by emergence of new populist cartography;
  • Google Experience and First Mashup;
  • extensible markup language (XML) and application programming interfaces (APIs);
  • Google Earth (GE);
  • Free and Open Source Software (FOSS);
  • blogs and online political activism - in getting out the vote (GOTV) and online fundraising;
  • geospatial intelligence community (GEOINT)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction: The Story of the Where

  • The Google Experience and the First Mashup

  • Free and Open Source Software (FOSS)

  • Political Applications

  • Professionals Versus the Amateurs: De-professionalization or Re-professionalization?

  • “The Democratization of Cartography”

  • Conclusion: Can Peasants Map?