This is the Homepage for Joe Larson. Most of the stuff you will find here relates to geography, G.I.S. and my various trials at hacking-it in these subjects.
Here's a little web map showing So. Cal. fire history, with a layer switcher by decade. Hover over fire perimeter for information about that fire.
A presentation I made for Cal Poly Library about Data Vizualization.
a talk about OpenStreetMap
This is a basic map of Halter Ranch Vineyard blocks, created with TileMill and pieced together with Wax. It is very basic and I'd like to refine the style/color but I had a ton of fun making it, check it out.
Here is an animation of the growth of San Luis Obispo OpenStreetMap data.