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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.
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...
INRIX Data Visualization for Global Traffic Scorecard
Each year, transportation and location-analytics company, INRIX, releases its Traffic Scorecard — a global ranking of major cities based on the economic costs of traffic congestion based on more...
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...
A Mountain Is More Than Its Summit Elevation
We humans are too easily fixated on extremes, we count and compare and put things in order. The pinnacles of land are mountains, and they are always ranked by the elevation of their summits above...
Snows of the West
Snow is vital to the environmental health of the western United States. Unlike rainfall, it doesn't come as one burst that's here and then quickly gone. Instead, it tends to accrue over the winter...
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...
Over the last few hundred years, maps have divided territory into political administrative units (countries, states, etc.). Newer spatial realities, however, are driven by the flow or inhibition of...
Infographics to explain a key concept in the 2016 Australian State of the Environment report
State of the environment reporting is a vital process and resource in environmental management. In Australia, the report is prepared every five years by an independent team of expert authors. The...
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...
Have you heard, there's a flood
Himalayan rivers are transboundary in nature, and therefore they do not conform to the laws of one particular country. In the context of disaster management, floods are a transboundary challenge...
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...
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...
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...
Fatal Bear and Wolf Attacks in Norway
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...
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...
NYC Tree Census
2015 Street Tree Census, conducted by volunteers and staff organized by NYC Parks & Recreation
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Sharknado Recreation #IronViz
An attempt to recreate a visual masterpiece by John Nelson in Tableau Desktop. This recreation published Tableau to its limits using the new spatial data connector and several QGIS manipulations...
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...
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Wild animals are an indispensable part of nature and an important partner of ours. In the past hundred years, due to the continuous deterioration of the living environment of mankind and...