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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...
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...
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...
Bears of Finland
An infographic map of the bears in Finland.
Who are L.A. County's homeless?
The 2016 count of the homeless population, taken in January, revealed that our county has more than 43,000 people living on the street or in shelters. (Long Beach, Glendale and Pasadena were not...
Wildlife Strikes on Aircraft
I created this app to better understand the phonomenon of "Bird Strike" or more widely, "Wildlife Strikes"; that is, interactions between aircraft and wildlife which are often fatal for the animals...
Watch the rising of the Shanghai skyline in 49 seconds
In 2016, Shanghai Tower, the tallest skyscraper in China opened to the public, which contributed to the completeness of Shanghai skyline. Since the early 1990s, Lujiazui has been developed...
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...
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...
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...
TransitFlow is an open-source software tool that enables users to easily generate spatial-temporal visualizations of transit frequency in cities around the world!
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...
Gerrymandering: A Nation Divided, but Who's Drawing the Lines?
As a geography student I love making maps, and after Obama's last state of the union address I became interested in gerrymandering. So of course I made maps! I hope they can help others become...
The Great Decoupling
The story of energy use, economic growth, and carbon emissions in four charts.
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...
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...
The Hidden Sediment Reserve: Quantifying Potential Sediment Trapped Within the San Francisco Bay-Delta Watershed's Reservoirs
The following interactive visualization encourages the user to explore the sediment volumes trapped within California’s constellation of reservoirs. Sediment composes the material infrastructure...
Available for anyone to explore today. Travel through time. See change. Make discoveries.
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...
Fatal Bear and Wolf Attacks in Norway
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...
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...
NYC Tree Census
2015 Street Tree Census, conducted by volunteers and staff organized by NYC Parks & Recreation
Pedal is a community of bikers with the unique combination of protecting the environment and pursuing a healthier lifestyle. Pedal achieves this by tracking an individual’s carbon footprint and...
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...
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...
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.
The Wall: A Threat to the Environment
The effects of building a massive concrete wall range from increased emissions to expensive and potentially damaging climate impacts. This infographic was designed to raise awareness of this...
The World's Most Dangerous Cities
The cities with the highest homicide rates are once again nearly all in Latin America
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...