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2022 Special Category: COVID-19 Visualizations
Visualization & Information Design
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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 flow of goods between states
This map shows the flow of all domestic freight between states in 2015 using data from the Freight Analysis Framework, which is a comprehensive accounting of all commercial freight movement between...
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...
Lights on & lights out
As a follow-up to last week’s visualization of Old Light and New Light, I wanted to make a single map, of the whole world, comparing NASA’s new 2016 Earth At Night image to the 2012 version. Using...
Shooting stars, or meteors, are bits of interplanetary material falling through Earth's atmosphere and heated to incandescence by friction. Make a wish.
This solar map visualises the planet's leading solar energy countries/continents. These include : South Korea: 2,398 Megawatts Belgium: 3,156 Megawatts Australia: 4,130 Megawatts Spain: 5,376...
Seven things to know about climate change
It's not a hoax, a myth, or a conspiracy among scienctists. As we argue about the path we take, let's recall the facts that compel the journey.
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...
Pay to learn: A graphical analysis of the link between housing and quality education in Beijing
NB: This project is only viewable on a mobile device in a portrait orientation. High quality education comes at a price in China, a high price indeed. In 2008, Beijing reformed its middle school...
Insects: the little things that run our city
Insect biodiversity in the City of Melbourne
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...
Mapping the Timesheet of Urban Cycling
Over one year in Boston, 1,064,053 people cycled 16,548,483 mins in total. They burned 56,264,845 calories and saved 1,581,331,745 g CO2 emissions compared to if their journeys were by car. This...
A mini startup project built entirely in public, Hoodmaps charts different demographics and neighbourhoods in cities around the world.
A Constellation Guide to the Sixth Mass Extinction
A Constellation Guide to the Sixth Extinction is a web VR data visualization project on the modern, man-made episode of mass extinction. The visualization incorporates species datas from IUCN...
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 BK BioReactor: Investigating the Unseen Microbiology of the Gowanus Canal
A collaboration lead by Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects, with GenSpace, Weill Cornell Medical College and the Gowanus Canal Conservancy, the BK BioReactor is an investigation into the unseen...
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.
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...
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...
Available for anyone to explore today. Travel through time. See change. Make discoveries.
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...
Argentine Food Map
Map of Argentina illustrating typical goods from different regions: mate tea from Entre Rios, pizza from Buenos Aires, churros with caramel from Mar del Plata, chorizo sandwich from Santiago del...