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Insects: the little things that run our city
Insect biodiversity in the City of Melbourne
3D Map of 2013 Unemployment Rates by County
This was my final project for a cartography course during my GIS certificate program at Hunter College a couple years ago. I knew I wanted to do a 3D "topographical" map and I had worked with...
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...
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...
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...
Google Search Interest Follows the 2017 Solar Eclipse Forecast
Search popularity, or how frequently a term is searched in proportion to all other queries for a given location, can reveal what excites or interests the underlying population. This...
The goddesses of Venus
Landmarks on Venus are named after famous women or goddesses. I made a topographic map introducing the woman behind each name. You can find the full-size map here.
Two Centuries of Population, Animated
You’ve likely seen the population density map of the United States in one form or another. A lot of people per square mile reside in big cities, fewer people reside in suburban areas, and a lot...
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...
Available for anyone to explore today. Travel through time. See change. Make discoveries.
English: The world’s airports project is a dig data geo visualization. The main categories are divided into the type, location, gps and scale of the object. I’m presenting a variety of different...
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...
You Want Apizza Me?
New Haven pizza is the best pizza, period. And you know it’s New Haven pizza because it’s spelled “apizza” (pronounced “abeetz” in classic local style). It also turns out that the “apizza” region...
Cherry Creek's Impact on Denver's Built Environment
Multiple time lines represent a layering of forces, actions and reactions that shape the identity and character of a place both physically and experientially. In order to successfully plan for the...
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...
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,...
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...
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.
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,...
Indecoded : India through cartograms
Built with open source svg manipulation and d3js, Indecoded was launched on Aug 15 2016, India's independence day. Indecoded is a data visualization project that uses open source data to illustrate...
Viae Romanae Maiores
A visualization of the primary roads of the Roman Empire, circa 150 AD, in the style of a subway diagram. Connections between cities are emphasized at the expense of topographical accuracy. The...
Intuitive interactive maps & charts visualising an extensive & authoritative database of international trade in natural resources. Chatham House’s resource trade database reorganizes UN...
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...
Peak Spotting combines machine learning and visual analytics to help manage passenger loads within Germany’s vast railway network. The project provides yield and capacity managers with rich...
Uber Vs Cabs
All 4.5 million Uber pick-ups, and 82.4 million yellow cab pick-ups between April and September 2014. The rise of Uber is well documented, but the geographic complexity is often harder to see as...
Bioregionalism is an attempt to align personal identity with natural regions rather than arbitrary political boundaries. But most bioregionalist mapping still relies on the familiar conventions of...
TransitFlow is an open-source software tool that enables users to easily generate spatial-temporal visualizations of transit frequency in cities around the world!
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...
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 Great Decoupling
The story of energy use, economic growth, and carbon emissions in four charts.