"Our goal is to highlight the various ways in which point data can be visualized, thereby showing the strengths and weaknesses of each presentation method. The data are also intended to show how interpretations may be affected by the manner in which the data are displayed."—Peter et al. 2015
Peter, B. G., Luehmann, M., Schaetzl, R. 2015. Visualizing point data across landscapes in a GIS: examples from loess deposits in the Northern Great Lakes Region. North-Central Geological Society of America. Madison, WI. Poster.
There are many ways to visualize point samples, but which is the most effective?