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Thirty years of Atlantic hurricanes
Each line represents the life of a storm as recorded by NOAA. The higher the line within each year, the higher the recorded wind speed. Storms that reached Category 5, the strongest of the strong,...
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...
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...
What the Street!? – The Mobility Space Report
What the Street!? is a data visualisation project by moovel lab for the interactive exploration of mobility space in cities around the world. It compares how fairly cities allocate urban space...
The Invisible Forest
Imagine if trees gave off Wi-Fi signals. The map is an experiment in visual representation with a poetic, rhetorical dimension. How would the city landscape change if there was a tree planted for...
The Age of Agglomerations
This project forms part of Agglomerations. World>Russia>Moscow, an investigation carried out for the Moscow Urban Forum 2017. Сartographic data, graphics, diagrams and texts presented here...
TravelTime is a data visualization based on open data from the Dutch National Data Warehouse for Traffic Information. The visualization shows 1 day of traffic in the Netherlands at 1 minute...
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...
Infographic on HAZE- Urban Pollution in China
Haze, that is, smog caused by pollution, has become an inevitable part of life in many Chinese cities. Urban pollution has quietly increased, and it affects the health and lives of many city...
NSW Migration Mapping
The New South Wales population is forecast to increase by 2.71 million people before 2036, with a net increase from overseas migration of over 1.37 million people. Working with the NSW Department...
Who migrates to and from NYC?
The dynamism of migration strengthens NYC and has contributed to the City’s growth in population to an all-time high of 8,537,673 in 2016. These charts show the number of people who moved to or...
35 Years of American Death / Patterns Of Death In The South Still Show The Outlines Of Slavery
If you look at maps of mortality rates across the country, you might notice a pattern showing up again and again. It's a crescent shape that starts in southeastern Virginia and curves around the...
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...
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...
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...
This Chart Contains a Few Hidden Surprises About the World Economy
According to the latest data on global GDP released by the World Bank this February, the U.S. still is the world's biggest economy – by far. As shown by this Voronoi diagram, the United States...
Air Quality in the United States
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) takes hourly Air Quality readings at hundreds of sites nationwide, and produces an Air Quality Index (AQI) that measures how healthy the air is at...
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...
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...
The Watergrabbing Atlas
This work is the first visual atlas that offers a wide overview about the phenomena included under the notion of water grabbing. Stealing, limiting, disrupting or interfering local communities...
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?
A Constellation Guide to the Sixth Mass Extinction
A Constellation Guide to the Sixth Extinction is a web VR data visualization project on the modern, man-made episode of mass extinction. The visualization incorporates species datas from IUCN...
The Great Decoupling
The story of energy use, economic growth, and carbon emissions in four charts.
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.
Bears of Finland
An infographic map of the bears in Finland.
World Song Map
An imaginary world map where the continents, countries, cities, oceans, rivers and landmarks are made up from the titles of over 1,000 songs.
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...
The one trillion tonne iceberg, measuring 5,800 square km, calved away from the Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica sometime between July 10 and 12, scientists said.
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...
Map of Firsts
A dynamic roadmap through the early developments of data visualization, in the style of John Ogilby’s 1675 Atlas. Original illustrations and interactive design guide you through time past...