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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...
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...
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...
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...
America's Busiest Bikeshare Bikes
Meet America's busiest bikes! We sifted bike share data from four cities throughout the USA - Chicago, New York, Washington and Philadelphia. Our goal was to find the busiest bike and map its...
The Future of Transport - Data Visualisation Dashboard (Transport for New South Wales, Australia)
Everywhere around the world, governments face challenges planning infrastructure and transport. These challenges include growing and aging populations, safety and the environment. The Future...
Which Fish are Okay to Eat?
1812: When Napoleon Ventured East
A special historical project by Russian news agency TASS dedicated to one of the most dramatic pages in Russia’s past – the Patriotic War of 1812. This program is based on a map outlined by French...
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...
Sierra Nevada Global-Change Observatory Monitoring Programme
The visualization work presented here arises from the desire to synthesize and visualize in a single graphic document the multifaceted methodological structure of the Monitoring Program that the...
The Shape of Slavery
This project has two goals. One is to show the remarkable relationship between the historical geography of American slavery and the present-day patterns of mass incarceration. But second, the maps...
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...
The Mercator Problem
The Mercator projection map tends to be what most of us think of when pondering the world map. However, it has a major flaw, since it drastically distorts the size of objects approaching the poles....
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...
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...
Fast food England: how many takeaways are near you?
There are now 56,638 fast food shops in England, occupying more than a quarter of all food outlets. Use our interactive map to get the full picture for your area.
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...
A mini startup project built entirely in public, Hoodmaps charts different demographics and neighbourhoods in cities around the world.
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...
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...
Mapping how the United States generates its electricity
President Trump signed in March orders to reverse the previous administration’s energy policies, a move that he framed as “an end to the war on coal” and that comes amid a drop in the fuel’s use....
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....
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...
Istanbul Urban Database
Istanbul Urban Database is an ongoing digital humanities project, digitizing and visualising the historic urban archives of Istanbul.
NYC Tree Census
2015 Street Tree Census, conducted by volunteers and staff organized by NYC Parks & Recreation
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...
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...