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2022 Special Category: COVID-19 Visualizations
Visualization & Information Design
This unique interactive map allows you to explore and compare fields and crops in Europe and the USA. The entrant has supplied multiple files for this work:  
Right on the ring of fire
Visualizing the most recent earthquakes to have struck the Philippines.
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...
The shark is the most ferocious fish in the ocean. The shark existed on the earth three hundred million years before the advent of the dinosaurs, but we did not know that there were many different...
Drawdown Framework for Climate Solutions
Drawdown is the future point in time when levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere stop climbing and start to steadily decline. This is the point when we begin the process of stopping further...
The Five Volcanoes of Hawaii Island
The island of Hawaii (also known as Hawaii's "Big Island") is made of five volcanoes. This map visualizes these volcanoes in a simple, straightforward, and stylized way — the volcanic peak (center...
Mapping Out The Unknown
This visualization reviews the data discovery process through the example of the 'discovery' of the Americas by early European sea explorers and cartographers. Original maps from David Ramsey...
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...
Who Moves Where?
The series of posters was created for the Consumer Data Research Centre in Leeds. The focus was on advertising the centre's efforts in data visualisation through a series of giveaway posters. A...
Pigs in cities: why wild boar stray into urban areas
Boar straying into urban areas has been a problem in many modern cities, the boar problem in Hong Kong refers to the increasing population of wild boars in urban areas. Rapid urbanization has...
The Most Interesting World Frontiers
Overview of the most interesting and disputed borders of the World. Infographic designed for the Sunday supplement of La Repubblica newspaper.
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...
70 Years of 07 Sister States
70Years of 07 Sister States in an interactive data visualization which tries to portray the changes Northeast India has witnessed across various political, social and economic spheres over the past...
Historical Maps And Chronologies Of China
The map and chronology of Chinese history take the map and chronology of Chinese history as the main information chart. We mark the major historical events and times of relevant geographical...
The Highest Peaks on Earth
An exploration into high altitude mountaineering. This project takes two different approaches to visualise data on the highest peaks on earth – one digital, one analogue. Drawing on data from...
Shooting stars, or meteors, are bits of interplanetary material falling through Earth's atmosphere and heated to incandescence by friction. Make a wish.
Globe of International Trade
In 2015, the global import-export market totaled $15.6 trillion. This animated map shows where those goods came from and where they went. Each dot represents $1 billion in value of a particular...
Arms Sales: USA vs Russia
The U.S. and Russia are the world's largest arms exporters. But where are the arms going? This map illustrates the flows U.S. and USSR / Russia arms sales from 1950 through 2017, using publicly...
Is the pathetic fallacy of a Nightingale singing in Berkeley Square threatened? This visualisation aims to find out.
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...
This website renders every single road within a city. It uses OpenStreetMap public data and allows users to view roads of nearly all cities of the world, and if they so desire export them into SVG...
Climate change is a very hot topic nowadays. We are facing extreme weather events more and more frequently. Unusual temperatures, excess rainfall or extremely strong winds, forest fires disrupt our...
Fly Me To A Campfire
An interactive Tableau visualization of direct flights to campgrounds in the continental United States from various U.S. airports.
How Would Your Child`s Life Story Unfold in a Different Country?
This interactive narrative aims to illustrate the contrasting disparities in the lives and opportunities of children in Eastern and Western Europe, using the metaphor of children's books. Not all...
In Houston’s flooded neighborhoods, real estate investors see an opportunity
Investors - from billion-dollar Wall Street funds to mom-and-pop flippers - are snapping up thousands of properties flooded by Hurricane Harvey.
Primary Energy Consumption
This visualization shows the changes in energy consumption for 60 countries over a 50 year period. Each chart shows not only how total energy consumption has changed over that time, but also how...
Climate change: Why the arctic sea ice is melting
The Arctic's dwindling sea ice is one of the most visible signs of climate change. In this story, we follow three scientists on a year-long expedition to the Arctic as they try to unravel what is...
Energy Consumption of 53 Co-Operative Housing Areas
For a magazine of the «Allgemeine Baugenossenschaft Zürich» we visualized how energy consumption of 53 co-operative housing areas has changed between 2014 and 2017. The visualization provides...
Guadiana in Four Movements
Guadiana in Four Movements is an audiovisual piece that interrogates the present and future of the transboundary River Guadiana estuary (Iberian Peninsula). Crafted with found footage, images and...
Terraforming Singapore: Is the future made of sand?
When it comes to sand mining, the Singapore government is often closed to scrutiny. As a result, it is often cast as a villain, guzzling sand from its neighbours while it grows bigger through...