Using Neatline with historical maps :: Part 3 – GeoServer

[Cross-posted with dclure.org and neatline.org] This is part 3 of a 3-post tutorial that walks through process of georeferencing a historical map and using it in GeoServer and Neatline. In part 1 of this series, we used ArcMap to convert a static image into a georeferenced .tiff file. In part 2, we post-processed the file…. Continue reading “Using Neatline with historical maps :: Part 3 – GeoServer”.

Using Neatline with historical maps :: Part 2 – Transparency

Update 8/27/12: After posting this last week, a comment by KaCeBe led me to go back and look for a way to get Geoserver to render transparent borders without having to manually add an alpha channel to the file. Although I still can’t find way to make Geoserver do it automatically, I did find this…. Continue reading “Using Neatline with historical maps :: Part 2 – Transparency”.

Using Neatline with historical maps :: Part 1 – Georeferencing

[Cross-posted from dclure.org and neatline.org] Out of the box, Neatline (our recently-released framework for building geotemporal exhibits) can be used to create geo-temporal exhibits based on “modern-geography” base-layers – OpenStreetMap, Google satellite and street maps, and a collection of beautiful, stylized layers from Stamen Design. For historical and literary projects, though, one of Neatline’s most…. Continue reading “Using Neatline with historical maps :: Part 1 – Georeferencing”.

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