Mount Davidson Maps: A Trail Map, Web App, and Photo Gallery

Download the map as a PDF>>> Mt. Davidson Trail Map PDF Access the Mount Davidson Trail Map Web Application>>> Mt. Davidson Trail Map Web Application Access the Mount Davidson Photo Gallery Map>>> Mt. Davidson Photo Gallery Map Mount Davidson, the tallest hill in San Francisco,  is a short,steep walk uphill from where I[…]

Children 5-17 Years Old by Race in San Francisco as a Dot Density Map

This project was a request from sfgeekmom at for a a racial dot map for San Francisco kids ages 5-17 in the style of Racial Dot Map created by Dustin Cable of the Weldon Cooper Center for Public service. The map also needed to include the San Francisco school district attendance areas.[…]

Converting Picasa Photos and NMEA Tracks into Feature Classes or Shapefiles

I like to hike and take pictures and wanted to have a shareable, visual map tying travel and pictures together. For my final project in USC’s Spatial Science GIS Programming and Customization class, I created python scripts that processes a Picasa photo album and converts geotagged photos into a feature[…]

San Francisco Public Art Map

Exploring San Francisco’s Treasures: Mashing Up Public Art, Social Media, and Volunteered Geographic Information to Create a Dynamic Guide. My thesis work included the creation of a web application which can be viewed at The application was recently featured in “Take a Beautiful Tour of All the Public Art[…]

2011 City College of San Francisco Mapping Contest

Above: Front of bookmark showing numbered locations, map, and selection of photos In 2011 the GIS Education Center at City College, San Francisco sponsored a mapping competition. Contestants were required to create a map using datasets of local non-profit organizations. The winning entry was coauthored with Susan Sutton and is[…]