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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.
A Breathing Earth
We all know that our Earth goes through a seasonal cycle, especially for the latitudes farther away from the equator. In the fall the "deciduous" plants lose their leaves only to grow back again in...
The Scale Of The Damage
Every year Russia produces 70 million tons of waste, a tenth of which comes from Moscow. Garbage settles in landfills. RBC observed as landfills grew around the capital. 23 landfills around...
The Citi Bike Commute
Using data from Citi Bike, this interactive visualization gives the user a 3D look at all the trips taken with Citi Bikes one summer day in 2017. Filter trips by membership type or by trip origin,...
London Greenground Map
London Greenground Map is an independent project by graphic designer Helen Ilus to support the sustainable ideas of National Park City movement. The idea of the Greenground Map is to envision...
New York City's transportation system moves millions of people every day, from MTA buses to regional Metro-North rail lines to the omnipresent subway . Multimodal Symphony animates 24 hours of NYC...
Citygraph is a chart to visualize and analyze urban structure. It is a based on 3D model of a city. All buildings have exaggerated heights and shifted on map to a 10-kilometer zone (to reduce...
Where each country should be, based on its time zone(s)
A world map projection exposing the shortcomings of the time zone system; what would the world look like if time zone divisions were actually accurate? This is probably the first projection in...
See how higher speeds led to more crashes on I-295
In the 12 months after the Maine DOT raised speed limits, crashes increased dramatically north of Portland, but the number of crashes in Portland and South Portland – the freeway's most crowded...
The Earth Overshoot Day is the day, when mankind's demand overstrains the ecosystem's supply of resources and services. This project breaks down the Earth Overshoot Day to continents and countries...
The expansion of metro lines in Chinese cities
Less than 20 years ago, only three cities in China had subways. If you didn’t live in Beijing, Guangzhou, or Shanghai, underground travel was a complete mystery. Today, there are more than 60 metro...
The Grim Scope of 2017’s California Wildfire Season is Now Clear. The Danger’s Not Over.
The wildfires that raced across California in 2017 caused historic levels of death and destruction. We examined the 2017 California wildfire season, comparing the size of the fires and examining...
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...
Spaceports of the World
Since the launch of Sputnik 1 in 1957, 29 spaceports around the world have been used to launch satellites to orbit. This interactive map and timeline shows the cumulative launches from each...
Most Dangerous Places
Using conflict data provided by ACLED and a gridded world population estimate compiled by CIESIN, "Most Dangerous Places" shows the number of fatalities per person in Africa and Asia, compared to...
A timeline of five centuries of global Spice Trade that follows the journey of cloves and nutmegs from their source of origins in Indonesia throughout the world, while unfolding the historical...
Riesgo - Evacuation Suitability of Marikina City
Due to the rainy season and the geography of Marikina City, it was considered to be one of the most devastated areas during Typhoon Ketsana back in September 2009. We created a data story on the...
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...
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...
Ecological Atlas of the Bering, Chukchi, and Beaufort Seas
This comprehensive, trans-boundary atlas contains over 100 maps of Arctic marine mammals, seabirds, sea ice, subsistence, and more. The Atlas is organized into six sections that build, layer by...
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...
The geography of black America – then and now
Almost 100 years after Carter G Woodson had the idea of Black History Month, Mona Chalabi examines the geography of black America.
Atlas Of Palestinian Communities In Israel
This bilingual atlas provides for the first time a comprehensive, easily accessible and detailed overview of all Arab-Palestinian communities in Israel. All maps were specifically designed for this...
Ride Against The Flow
The visualization invites riders to explore bike and docking station availability for encouraging re-distribution for the NYC bike share. The data on trips and station availability are encoded in...
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...
The Opportunity Atlas
Which neighborhoods in America offer children the best chance to rise out of poverty? The Opportunity Atlas answers this question using anonymous data following 20 million Americans from...
Europe From Left To Right
We've created a detailed interactive map and analyzed recent election results in over 80,000 regions of Europe. We found many patterns – from the radical left to the extremist right.
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...
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...
This is a dot density map of religious identity across Greater London. Using data from the 2011 Census, I was able to represent each person as a single dot - that's almost 7 million for London...