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Disaster Operations Map
CCUSA provides disaster relief assistance and wanted to create a map to better target mitigation, preparedness, relief, and recovery projects in order to best serve communities that are both at...
The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) of Washington DC manages and maintains transportation infrastructure. In the district, many commuters use public transport instead of a personal...
The expansion of metro lines in Chinese cities
Less than 20 years ago, only three cities in China had subways. If you didn’t live in Beijing, Guangzhou, or Shanghai, underground travel was a complete mystery. Today, there are more than 60 metro...
Understanding coastal adaptation
Climate change is affecting many aspects of our world. The impact of climate change is particularly significant for our coastal regions, which will have to deal with rising sea levels as well as...
Parts of Berlin
Comparing the different types of space usage in Berlin, it soon becomes clear: It's a political question how much space the city is willing to use for what purpose. Are forests more important, or...
New York City Stop & Frisk
“It worked very well in New York… it brought the crime rate WAY DOWN” – Donald Trump “It was ineffective” – Hillary Clinton “The argument is that it is a form of racial profiling” – Lester...
Siria: Danni Collaterali (Syria: Collateral Damage)
Siria: Danni Collaterali (Syria: Collateral Damages) is a visual journalism project which sheds a light on the destruction of historical heritage during the Syrian civil war. Text insights and maps...
Folklore and fairytales such as Jack The Giant Killer, Robin Hood and the Loch Ness monster are in danger of dying out – because parents aren’t passing them on to their kids. Researchers who...
Wildlife Strikes on Aircraft
I created this app to better understand the phonomenon of "Bird Strike" or more widely, "Wildlife Strikes"; that is, interactions between aircraft and wildlife which are often fatal for the animals...
Lights on & lights out
As a follow-up to last week’s visualization of Old Light and New Light, I wanted to make a single map, of the whole world, comparing NASA’s new 2016 Earth At Night image to the 2012 version. Using...
Who are L.A. County's homeless?
The 2016 count of the homeless population, taken in January, revealed that our county has more than 43,000 people living on the street or in shelters. (Long Beach, Glendale and Pasadena were not...
Tracking Energy Demands
Working with the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) we designed and produced a highly accessible, interactive data tool that allows users to explore how US energy usage and production has changed...
The Topography of Trees
Standard solid-color blob maps of individual tree species show where a particular tree might be found; this is why they’re useful in field guides. But in order to show the higher-level patterns of...
Mighty Morphing Metro Maps – Watch Transit Maps Transform to Real-Life Geography
Public transit maps occupy a unique place in the mapping world. Unlike most maps, which are designed to satisfy a single purpose, transit maps must strike a careful balance between readability,...
Travel Visa inequality
The visualisation explores how equal citizens of different countries are treated in terms of travelling.
Typhoon Footprints in 68 years
Every summer, typhoons rage in the southeast coast of China, causing great losses to the coastal people. We visualized the tracks of all the 1832 typhoons since 1949, and unfolded the story around...
London Population Map
London population map
Travel the path of the solar eclipse
Follow the shadow of the moon as it completely blocks out the sun on Aug. 21, moving along a 3,000-mile path from Oregon’s Pacific coast to the eastern shore of South Carolina.
1812: When Napoleon Ventured East
A special historical project by Russian news agency TASS dedicated to one of the most dramatic pages in Russia’s past – the Patriotic War of 1812. This program is based on a map outlined by French...
The flow of goods between states
This map shows the flow of all domestic freight between states in 2015 using data from the Freight Analysis Framework, which is a comprehensive accounting of all commercial freight movement between...
The Future of Transport - Data Visualisation Dashboard (Transport for New South Wales, Australia)
Everywhere around the world, governments face challenges planning infrastructure and transport. These challenges include growing and aging populations, safety and the environment. The Future...
Tokaido Shinkansen Trains
The first high speed train connected the cities of Tokyo and Osaka in a train circulating at 200km/h. This visualisation takes a look at how the Tokaido Line has evolved.
Migrants in Motion
As climate change alters habitats and disrupts ecosystems, where will animals move to survive? And will human development prevent them from getting there? This map shows the average direction...
The Trade in Plastic Waste
Plastic is ubiquitous in our everyday lives – so much that we cannot imagine living without it, nor see how dependent we have become on it. Plastic is in almost everything. Plastic production...
What Is Coral Bleaching?
While more and more is being seen on the changing state of coral reefs around the world like the Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Australia, we reported on a smaller nearby reef in New Caledonia...
Most congested cities
This infographic reveals the 20 most congested cities in the world, measured by the increase in travel times compared to the free flow of traffic
Which Fish are Okay to Eat?
The Wall: A Threat to the Environment
The effects of building a massive concrete wall range from increased emissions to expensive and potentially damaging climate impacts. This infographic was designed to raise awareness of this...
A Day in the Life of The Tube
The “A Day in the Life of the Tube” viz summarises the 5 million daily journeys on the underground using the 2015 Rolling O&D survey, and splitting the data into two-hourly periods. The viz...
Here Traffic Analytics
The HERE Traffic Analytics suite of data products gives enterprises and government customers insights into what happens on roadways. It helps them make informed decisions, for example, on future...