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Smooth statistical map

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Smooth statistical map
Retail activity in London.
Level of expertise
Source:
ODPM (2000) Producing Boundaries and Statistics for Town Centres: page 6 (Government report)
Interactive features
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Benefits & pitfalls to avoid
  • Use of 3D for presenting data can obscure values, for example where low-value data points lie behind high-value points. Allowing the user to interact with the visualisation, eg rotating or moving the view, can get round this issue.
Create your own
  • Smooth statistical maps can be created in a range of desktop GIS applications such as MapInfo and ArcGIS.