Chico State Today: Thousands Of Physical Maps Need A Home— Students Helped Find One

Chico State Today: Thousands Of Physical Maps Need A Home— Students Helped Find One. “Geography and planning lecturer Steve Herman said this collection of more than 4,000 maps from around the world has long been a source of pride for the Geography and Planning Department—particularly in the mid-1970s…. [Peter] Hansen (Geography, ’06; MA, Geography, ’12) had an idea: Digitally capture the maps, categorize them using metadata, and create a spatial index of the maps to be searchable via a web app so anyone with the link can access the database and digital images of the maps.”

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