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An interactive map of the pollution of rivers in Ukraine based on data from the State Agency of Water Resources. There are more than 400 river water control points on the map. You can view up to 16...
On Time Every Time
When a train starts running from one station to the next station, conceptually, these two stations will temporarily be closer to each other. And that is exactly what this visualization shows:...
The New Top 10 Furnace Cities in China
Many large cities in China, especially Chongqing, Wuhan and Nanjing, were traditionally known as “furnace cities”, suffer from long-lasing hot weather in summer. In recent years, with the global...
Follow The Brick Road
Follow the Brick Road is an engaging look at the roads of Cincinnati, which ultimately focuses on the brick roads of the historic district, an area that was once rated at the most dangerous...
Shooting stars, or meteors, are bits of interplanetary material falling through Earth's atmosphere and heated to incandescence by friction. Make a wish.
#tagsandthecity renames subway stations after the Instagram hashtag which is most popular around them. So it draws a picture of how a city is photographed and what is going above each...
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.
WP BrandStudio & Bank of America: How green bonds work
The Washington Post’s in-house creative agency WP BrandStudio and Bank of America partnered to produce a year-long series showcasing how responsible growth strategies are helping customers and...
How far can you drive in one hour in different European capitals? This visualization attempts to answer that question.
We humans have been making maps of the world since the beginnings of our culture, from the babylonian Imago Mundi to the latest big data based digital maps. Here a new world map is created from...
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...
Slavery in the North
Data on early slavery in the American north is easily available at the county level, but the most important patterns only emerge by going back to the original 1790 publications and plotting it town...
The Shape of Slavery
This project has two goals. One is to show the remarkable relationship between the historical geography of American slavery and the present-day patterns of mass incarceration. But second, the maps...
The tallest buildings in the U.S.
Client's infographic: how tall would a state stand, based on its tallest building? Which states have the most high-rise buildings? What are most skyscrapers used for?
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.
The Space for Students
Historically, the city of Los Angeles favored low-density development. As a result, 75% of L.A. residential space is zoned for single family homes. (R1 Parcels) Low density housing paired with...
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...
Two Government Agencies. Two Different Climate Maps.
This story is about how two government agencies differ in their approaches to mapping where differ plant species can survive in which parts of the country. The USDA is constantly improving their...
The date of origin for (almost) every international border
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...
Most Dangerous Places
Using conflict data provided by ACLED and a gridded world population estimate compiled by CIESIN, "Most Dangerous Places" shows the number of fatalities per person in Africa and Asia, compared 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...
Rome Metro Map
The project of a fantasy subway in Rome meeting the main famous buildings and monuments in more than 2700 years of history. They are 8 tematic lines about historic periods: (L1) Ancient Roman...
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...
Airbnb Travel Report
A comprehensive travel report on Airbnb - breaking down how it works, and highlighting the facts, figures and culture of the company.
Visualizing The Human Footprint
We are living in the anthropocene—an epoch characterized by humankind's profound impact on the planet. This poster presents seven geographic views of human activity and influence: it highlights...
Insight Lane: A Data4Democracy Crash Model
Insight Lane is a volunteer-driven project that combines open data with the power of data science to predict the likelihood of crashes happening on a city's road network. In order to present the...
Media Sustainability Index Explorer
The Media Sustainability Index provides in-depth analyses of the independent media conditions in 21 countries using six indicators, and reveals benchmark insights into how media systems have...
An animated flow map showing numbers of commutes in the Netherlands in 2016. Commutes are shown as trains, and locations which attract them are shown as glowing stars. Inspired by the cf. city...
Atlas Of Palestinian Communities In Israel
This bilingual atlas provides for the first time a comprehensive, easily accessible and detailed overview of all Arab-Palestinian communities in Israel. All maps were specifically designed for this...