The map below explores the ‘geography of innovation’ in riverine, coastal, and terrestrial patented technology. Patents cataloged on are assigned a location based on the address of the inventor. This map is a work in progress and will be updated regularly.  Please contact Richard Hindle ( for any questions related to the site. 

( To use the map, click on a pin and scroll down within the white box to see a list of patents developed in the region/state/country.) 


Richard L Hindle UC Berkeley

Richard L Hindle (Assistant Professor – UC Berkeley)

Richard L Hindle

Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture

University of California Berkeley
e. t. 541-654-2544