Books, Special Issues (edited):

1984    Editor, organizer, and fund raiser, U.S. National Report to ICA, Special Issue of The American Cartographer, submitted to the ICA, Perth, Australia, August 1984, 100 pp.

1992    Ronald F. Abler, Melvin G. Marcus, and Judy M. Olson, editors, Geography's Inner Worlds: Pervasive Themes in Contemporary American Geography, Rutgers University Press.

 

Book Chapters:

1983    "Future Research Directions in Cartographic Communication and Design," Chapter 11 in Progress in Contemporary Cartography, Vol. II, Graphic Communication and Design in Contemporary Cartography, pp. 257-284.  (Invited)

1987    "Color and the Computer in Cartography," Chapter in Color and the Computer, Chapter 11 (pp. 205-219 + 13 color illustrations), H. John Durrett, ed., Academic Press.  (Invited)

1991    "Projecting the Hemisphere," Chapter 4 in (booklet) Matching the Map Projection to the Need, Arthur H. Robinson and John P. Snyder, editors, Special Publication Number 3 of the American Cartographic Association, a member organization of the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping, pp. 8-9.

1992    Co-author on Preface (pp. xv-xix), Chapter 15 "Humanism and Science in Geography' (pp. 327-341) and Afterword (pp. 391-401) in Geography's Inner Worlds: Pervasive Themes in Contemporary American Geography, Ronald F. Abler, Melvin G. Marcus, and Judy M. Olson, eds., Rutgers University Press.

 

Refereed (or Invited) Articles in Journals:

1972    "The Effects of Class Interval Systems on Choropleth Map Correlation,"  The Canadian Cartographer, Vol. 9, No. 1 (June), pp. 44-49.  (Revision of AAG Proceedings Paper.)

1972    "Class Interval Systems on Maps of Observed Correlated Distributions," The Canadian Cartographer, Vol. 9, No. 2  (Dec.), pp. 122-131.

1975    "Autocorrelation and Visual Map Complexity," Annals of the Association of American Geographers, Vol. 65, No. 2 (Dec.), pp. 189-204.

1975    "The American Cartographer," Bulletin, Geography and Map Division, Special Libraries Association, No. 101 (Sept. 1975), pp. 45-48.  (Invited)

1975    "A Coordinated Approach to Map Communication Improvement, "The American Cartographer, Vol. 3, No. 2 (Oct.), pp. 151-159.

1975    "Experience and the Improvement of Cartographic Communication," The Cartographic Journal, Vol. 12, No. 2 (Dec.), pp. 94-108.

1976    "Non-contiguous Area Cartograms," The Professional Geographer, Nov., pp. 371-380.

1977    "Rescaling Dot Maps for Pattern Enhancement," International Yearbook of Cartography, 1977, pp. 125-137.

1978    "Graduated Circles," a response to a commentary, The Cartographic Journal, Vol. 16, No. 2, Dec. 1978, p. 105.

1979    "Rola The American Cartographer we wsplczesnej mysli Kartograficzney" ("The Role of The American Cartographer in Contemporary Cartographic Thought"), Polski Przeglad Kartograficzny (Polish Cartographical Review), Vol. 11, No. 4 (1979), 187-194 (invited; journal provided translation into Polish).

1979    "Cognitive Cartographic Experimentation," The Canadian Cartographer, Vol. 16, No. 1 (June), pp. 34-44.

1981    "An Evaluation of Spectrally Encoded Two-Variable Maps," Annals of the Association of American Geographers, Vol. 71, No. 2 (June), pp. 259-276.

1980    "Cognitive Aspects of Map Use," International Yearbook of Cartography, Vol. XXIV, 1984, pp. 151-157.

1982    "A Simple Technique for Pre-Angling Screens," Technical Note, The American Cartographer, Vol. 9, No. 1 (April), pp. 81-83.

1984    "A Painting Technique for Single Copy Color Map Generation," Technical Note, The American Cartographer, Vol. 11, No. 2 (Oct.), pp. 156-159.

1985    "Component-color and Final-color Separation in Mapping," Cartographica, Vol. 22, No. 3 (Autumn), pp. 61-69.

1987    "Cartography at Michigan State University," U.S. National Report to ICA, (special content issue of The American Cartographer, Vol. 14, No. 3), July, pp. 275-278.  (Invited)

1996    "Adjusting and Separating Map Colors Using PhotoShopÔ," Cartographic Perspectives, No. 25, Fall, pp. 19-24.

1996    "Reflections on the Next 50 Years of Geography," Journal of the Korean Geographical Society, Vol.  31, No. 2, pp. 61-67.

1997    "An Evaluation of Color Selections to Accommodate Map Users with Color-Vision Impairments," Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 87:1, pp. 103-134  (Judy M. Olson and Cynthia A. Brewer).

1997    "Multimedia in Geography," Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 87:4, pp. 571-578.

1998    "Teaching and Learning Focus Group Skills:  A Classroom Example Evaluating Map Design," Cartographic Perspectives, No. 31, Fall, pp. 26-36.  (Judy M. Olson, Lesha Broomes, Scott Drzyzga, Geoffrey Jiunn Der Duh, Lisa K. Dygert, Jill Hallden, Amy K. Lobben, Ian Sims, Jennifer Ware).

2001    "Integrated Teaching of Geographic Information Science and Physical Geography through Digital Terrain Analysis," Journal of Geography, 100:1, pp. 4-13, Jan/Feb (Daniel G. Brown and Judy M. Olson).

2004    "Cartography 2003," Cartographic Perspectives, No. 47, Winter 2004, pp. 4-12, 65-66.

2006    "Map Projections and the Visual Detective:  How to Tell if a Map is Equal-Area, Conformal, or Neither," Journal of Geography, 105:1, Jan/Feb 2006.  (Received NCGE Award for best article related to teaching at the secondary level.)

 

Refereed Proceedings:  (refereed on basis of abstract)

1971    "The Effects of Class Interval Systems on Choropleth Map Correlation," AAG Proceedings, Boston, MA, April, 1971.  (Reprinted in revised form in The Canadian Cartographer,  Vol. 9, No. 1, June, 1972, pp. 44-49).

1971    "Quantitative Mapping:  Some Theoretical Considerations," Technical Papers, 31st Annual Meeting of the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM), Washington, D.C. 

1972    "Autocorrelation as a Measure of Map Complexity," Proceedings, 32nd Annual Meeting of the ACSM, Washington, D.C.

1972    "Class Interval Problems in Thematic Mapping," Preprints, Southeastern Division of the Association of American Geographers, Miami.

1973    "Texture-Distance Relationships on Lunar Ground Photos," Proceedings, 33rd Annual Meeting of the ACSM, Washington, D.C.

1974    (Abstract only) "Improving Map Communication through Task-Relevant Experience," Proceedings, 34th Annual Meeting of the ACSM, St. Louis, MO, 1974.

1975    "The Organization of Colors on Two-Variable Maps," Proceedings, AUTO-CARTO II, International Symposium on Computer-Assisted Cartography, Sept.  (Published by ACSM and U.S. Bureau of the Census.)

1975    (Abstract only) "Maps and Thinking," Proceedings of the Fall Convention, American Congress on Surveying and Mapping, Phoenix, October, p. 242.

1978    (Abstract only) "Evaluating a Mapping Method:  Experiments Comparing Two-Variable Maps with Map Pairs," Proceedings, ACSM Fall Convention, Albuquerque, NM, October, pp. 307-308.

1982    "Computers and the Design of Maps," Proceedings, Vol. 2, National Computer Graphics Association, Anaheim, Calif. 

1984    "Video Discs and Map Design," Proceedings, Vol. 1, 12th International Cartographic Conference, Perth, Australia, pp. 509-517.

1988    "U.S. Participation in the Eighth General Assembly and Thirteenth International Conference of the International Cartographic Association," The American Cartographer, Vol 15, No. 2 (April), 197-204.  (Invited)

1988    "Video Interviews with Cartographers," Proceedings of the 13th. International Cartographic Conference, Morelia, Mexico, Vol. II, pp. 329-334.

1991    "Spatial Information Use and Cartography," Proceedings, International Cartographic Association, Bournemouth (U.K.), Vol. 1, pp. 184-186.

1994    "Problems and Uses of Color in Cartography:  Examples from Michigan State University,"  Color Hard Copy and Graphic Arts III (Jan Bares, ed.), Proceedings of the IS&T/SPIE Symposium on Electronic Imaging Science & Technology, SPIE Proceedings Series vol. 2171, February 1994, pp. 46-53.

1995    "'Michiworld':  A Geography of Michigan Demonstration Project," Proceedings of the Seminar on Teaching Animated Cartography, International Cartographic Association Commission on Education (and others), Madrid, Spain, pp. 75-77  (Catherine Mey, Lauren Anderson, Janet Murray, Christopher Steere, and Judy Olson).

1995    "Service Projects in the Cartography Classroom," Proceedings of the 17th International Cartographic Conference, Barcelona, September, pp. 1542-1551.

1997    "Cartography Education in a Modern World: A Collaborative Class Assignment," Proceedings of the 18th International Cartographic Conference, Stockholm, June, Vol. 2, pp. 1250-1257.

2001    “The Effects of GIS and Digital Mapping on Cartographic Vocabulary,” Proceedings of the 20th International Cartographic Conference, Beijing, China, August, Vol. 2, pp. 1427-1435.

2002    “Using Color in Statistical Graphs and Maps,” Proceedings of the Joint Statistical Meetings, American Statistical Association, New York, CD Rom.

2003    “Strategy Issues in Map Use for Way-Finding in Local Environments,” Proceedings, International Cartographic Association, Durban, August 2003, pp. 1915-1918 (CD Rom) (Judy M. Olson and Amy K. Lobben). 

2005    "Using fMRI in Cartographic Research," Proceedings, International Cartography Association, A Coruńa, Spain, CD Rom (no page numbers), 10 pp. (Amy K. Lobben, Judy M. Olson, Jie Huang).

2005    "Arthur H. Robinson and the Fabric of Cartography", Proceedings, International Cartography Association, A Coruńa, Spain, CD Rom (no page numbers), 7 pp.

 

Other Publications:

1962    The Waupaca-Green Bay Railroad,  Wisconsin State University - Stevens Point Foundation, published version of undergraduate capstone paper.

1971    "Visualization of the Lunar Surface," Research Reports, 1971 NASA/ASEE Faculty Fellowship Research Program, Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC), Alabama.

1972    "An Analysis of Texture on Lunar Ground Photos," Research Reports, 1972 NASA-ASEE Faculty Fellowship Research Program, MSFC, Huntsville, Alabama.

1975    "The American Cartographer," Bulletin, Geography and Map Division, Special Libraries Association, No. 101 (Sept. 1975), pp. 45-48.

1982    "New Approaches to Map Design Through Computer Graphics," condensation of NCGA Proceedings article, "Insights" column of Computer Graphics News, Vol. 2, No. 2 (July/Aug.), pp.4 & 7.  (Invited)

1978    "Combining Screens -- Some Helpful Theory," Technical Notes and Queries, a newsletter of the Canadian Cartographic Association, summer issue. 

1978    "Pocket Pal Note,"  Technical Notes and Queries, a newsletter of the Canadian Cartographic Association, summer issue.

1982    "Breaking up Continuous Tone," Technical Notes and Queries, a newsletter of the Canadian Cartographic Association, Dec. issue.

1995-6 Twelve Presidential Columns in the AAG Newsletter:

                        Untitled (on KU/Haskell Indian Nations U. Program), Sept. ‘95

                        “Standards Bearers,” Aug. ‘95

                        “Evil (?) Administrators,” Sept. ‘95

                        “The World Wide Web,” Oct. ‘95

                        “Feedback on ‘Evil (?) Administrators,” Nov. ‘95

                        “Affirmative Action vs Privacy,” Dec. ‘95

                        “Regional Division Meetings,” Jan. ‘96

                        “Feedback on Affirmative Action vs. Privacy,” Feb. ‘96

                        “Geography Internships,” March ‘96

                        “Annual Meeting Sessions,” Apr. ‘96

                        “New Programs in Geography,” May ‘96

                        “Feedback and Farewell,” June ‘96

1998    Maps as Representations of the World, NCGIA Core Curriculum in GIS, National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis, University of California, Santa Barbara, Unit 020, <http://www.ncgia.ucsb.edu/giscc/units/u020.html>, posted December 23, 1998.

 

Journal Editorships:

1974-76 Associate Editor, The American Cartographer (now Cartography and Geog. Information Systems)

1977-82 Editor, The American Cartographer (now Cartography and Geog. Information Systems)

1988-91 Cartography Associate Editor, Annals of the Association of American Geographers