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After the Flood: Never Let Bygones Be Bygones
In summer 2016, there were a series of massive floods in China, affecting more than ten million people and killing thousands across the country. In some regions of northern China, the loss was...
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...
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...
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...
NYC Tree Census
2015 Street Tree Census, conducted by volunteers and staff organized by NYC Parks & Recreation
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...
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...
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...
New York City Stop & Frisk
“It worked very well in New York… it brought the crime rate WAY DOWN” – Donald Trump “It was ineffective” – Hillary Clinton “The argument is that it is a form of racial profiling” – Lester...
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...
The daily commutes of more than 130 million Americans have been used to identify commuter-based megaregions in the United States for the first time. The project was published in the academic...
Siria: Danni Collaterali (Syria: Collateral Damage)
Siria: Danni Collaterali (Syria: Collateral Damages) is a visual journalism project which sheds a light on the destruction of historical heritage during the Syrian civil war. Text insights and maps...
Treepedia measures the canopy cover in cities. Rather than count the individual number of trees, we’ve developed a scaleable and universally applicable method by analyzing the amount of green...
UFlood Houston Map
Floodmap.io is a free, crowdsourced flood reporting service originally launched to help communities impacted by Hurricane Harvey. It's the next evolution of the successful U-Flood Project. Start...
The World's Most Dangerous Cities
The cities with the highest homicide rates are once again nearly all in Latin America
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...
Beautiful Trash visualizes a week of trash collection routes in Cincinnati, OH using the open data from the City of Cincinnati. In addition to the visualization, there is also a YouTube video...
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...
Bears of Finland
An infographic map of the bears in Finland.
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...
Fatal Bear and Wolf Attacks in Norway
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,...
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...
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...
#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...
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...
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...
Medieval fantasy city generator
This application generates a random medieval city layout of a requested size. The generation method is rather arbitrary, the goal is to produce a nice looking map, not an accurate model of a city....
A few weeks ago I set on trying out new WebGL 2.0 features with deck.gl. WebGL 2.0 brings plenty of new goodies to be used for game development, creative coding and data visualization like...
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...