James Meacham, Department of Geography

James E. Meacham

jmeacham@uoregon.edu
Academic Areas:
Map Design, Atlases, Cartography, Data Visualization, GIS, Yellowstone, Mountains

Jim Meacham is an expert in GIS (geographic information systems), the technology behind real-time mapping. A world-class cartographer and atlas designer, Jim's work includes mapping the migration patterns of big game in Wyoming and co-authoring the “Atlas of Yellowstone” (2012). At the University of Oregon, he is executive director and co-founder of the InfoGraphics Lab, and is a senior research associate in the geography department. He teaches courses in Advanced Cartography. Jim's interests include map and atlas design, and data visualization, and his other publications include "Archaeology and Landscape in the Mongolian Altai: An Atlas" (2010) and the "Atlas of Oregon" (2001). His current projects include the development of an Atlas of Wildlife Migration: Wyoming’s Ungulates.

Contact:
jmeacham@uoregon.edu | 541-346-5788 | @Jim_Meacham

Websites:
http://geography.uoregon.edu/profile/jmeacham/
http://infographics.uoregon.edu/

Recent Media:
Interview with a celebrity cartographer: Jim Meacham (Cartographic Perspectives, June 16, 2015)