Jochen Schiewe

Jochen Schiewe is a professor of geoinformatics and geovisualization at HafenCity University Hamburg, Germany, vice-president of the German Cartographic Society (DGfK) and chair of the DGfK Commission on Cartography and Research. His research interests include cartographic algorithms, uncertainty modelling and visualization, and journalistic cartography.


Against the ‘How to Lie with Data’ Classification

Choropleth maps are widely used for presenting population density, social index or other normalized statistical values related to spatial units. One of the ‘white spots’ on the research and development ‘map’ of cartography is that conventional methods for creating choropleth... (read more)