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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...
Tracking smartphone wi-fi signals reveals curious journeys on the London Underground
Our transport system generates huge amounts of data. For instance, on a typical weekday, we collect 19 million smartcard ticketing transactions that offer a valuable insight into the number of...
Seven things to know about climate change
It's not a hoax, a myth, or a conspiracy among scienctists. As we argue about the path we take, let's recall the facts that compel the journey.
Temperatures have been slowly rising for a number of years. In the charts below you can see that the late 19th and early 20th century were quite cool relative to the rest of the time period,...
America's Busiest Bikeshare Bikes
Meet America's busiest bikes! We sifted bike share data from four cities throughout the USA - Chicago, New York, Washington and Philadelphia. Our goal was to find the busiest bike and map its...
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
Lynchburg, Virginia: The Most Typical City in America
Data is nothing without context. How can we understand a city without first understanding the characteristics of a normal or typical city? I crunched the numbers on eight measures of 917 cities to...
This project is an interactive website illustrating the dynamics of Shenzhen through data analysis on 165 metro station areas. With this metro searching tool, the readers can have a better idea of...
This website is the virtual counterpart to the book ‘Parliament’. The book explores the double-sided relationship between space and politics by documenting and comparing the plenary halls of the...
This solar map visualises the planet's leading solar energy countries/continents. These include : South Korea: 2,398 Megawatts Belgium: 3,156 Megawatts Australia: 4,130 Megawatts Spain: 5,376...
The world's top cities for people and planet
Today’s cities are finding it hard to be both livable and economically strong. Not one has truly balanced people, profit, and the planet, according to a new report on an index that ranks cities by...
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...
Watch the rising of the Shanghai skyline in 49 seconds
In 2016, Shanghai Tower, the tallest skyscraper in China opened to the public, which contributed to the completeness of Shanghai skyline. Since the early 1990s, Lujiazui has been developed...
Buenos Aires Transit Diagram
Design of the Buenos Aires Transit Diagram. This huge metropolis is home to 12 million people, and for the first time, a single unified diagram includes the Metro, commuter Trains, BRT and its...
The shark is the most ferocious fish in the ocean. The shark existed on the earth three hundred million years before the advent of the dinosaurs, but we did not know that there were many different...
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...
Sierra Nevada Global-Change Observatory Monitoring Programme
The visualization work presented here arises from the desire to synthesize and visualize in a single graphic document the multifaceted methodological structure of the Monitoring Program that the...
Coral Graveyard: the Loss of the Coral Reef
This infographic explores the topic of coral bleaching and its environmental effects--bringing light to an issue that is less known.
Mapped: The climate change conversation on Twitter in 2016
Who are the key climate change influencers on Twitter? To find out, Carbon Brief and Right Relevance embarked on a year-long collaboration to collect and analyse 13 million climate-related tweets...
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...
Appalachia comes up small in era of giant coal mines
As the coal industry is squeezed, the most productive mines employ huge machines and relatively few people.
Virunga - A story of hope, resilience and sucessful conservation
Virunga National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, on the border of Uganda and Rwanda. It is Africa’s oldest national park and is also the...
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...
An Interactive Visualisation of the population of this non-native species in and around London, UK
Terrific Scientific Map
Only 15% of young people aspire to become a scientist. This is part of the wider STEM crisis happening in the UK. Terrific Scientific is the BBC's new science campaign for Primary Schools aimed at...
NYC Taxi data visualization
Visualized taxi data from 2016 New Year's Eve. video: https://vimeo.com/199398025 behance: https://www.behance.net/gallery/47411555/NYC-taxi-data-visualization-infographic-web-app
NYC Tree Census
2015 Street Tree Census, conducted by volunteers and staff organized by NYC Parks & Recreation
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...
Visualising waste worth £3 million
How do you draw attention to the recycling we don't do (but could)? And how can you show people the benefits? These were the questions that West Sussex County Council wanted us to show in an...
The curious case of Romania's Gheorghe Doja streets
Having streets in Hungary named after a Hungarian historical figure is nothing unusual. It’s by no means that unheard of to have streets in neighboring countries bear said name, provided that...