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Wildfires in California
Given the increasing prevalence of wildfires in the United States, specifically on the west coast, I took a look at the trend of wildfires over the last 10 years in California. My design aim was to...
Infographic Animation of the Forbidden City
The Imperial Palace of Ming and Qing dynasties, formerly known as the Forbidden City, lies at the center of the central axis of Beijing and is the essence of ancient Chinese palace...
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...
An Atlas Of Space
"An Atlas of Space" is a collection of ten maps designed in Python using open data from NASA and the USGS. The designs include a map of 18000 asteroids in the solar system, topographic maps of each...
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...
Houston Hazard Map
One Great Road
Any visualization is a Rorschach test with each viewer seeing something different. Although the era of geographic discoveries is long gone, each of us can still become an explorer via automatically...
Poverty Levels and Floods
This project tells a story about the poverty levels and flood damages through physical visualization. This map shows the flooded residents from Tropical Storm Allison in Houston, Texas in 2001. The...
Nature Reserves Of London- 2nd Edition
An interactive map of all of London's nature reserves and designated wildlife sites, Nature Reserves of London encourages Londoners and visitors alike to explore the wealth of woodland, wetland,...
Unmask My City
Unmask My City is a global air pollution and health initiative engaging doctors and health professionals in actions to improve urban air quality. Shot in 10 cities in 7 countries, each place was...
The Tunguska Event: A Blast From The Past
The Tunguska event: A blast from the past’ is a special TASS project that takes an in-depth look at a large mysterious explosion that occurred on the morning of June 30, 1908. TASS reconstructed...
Tokaido Shinkansen Trains
The first high speed train connected the cities of Tokyo and Osaka in a train circulating at 200km/h. This visualisation takes a look at how the Tokaido Line has evolved.
Over the last few hundred years, maps have divided territory into political administrative units (countries, states, etc.). Newer spatial realities, however, are driven by the flow or inhibition of...
Bears of Finland
An infographic map of the bears in Finland.
The Future Of Arctic Shipping
This deeply researched piece debunks the popular myth of the Northern route becoming a global shipping artery through the Arctic. Detailed shipping, bathymetric and ice coverage data, presented in...
Infographics to explain a key concept in the 2016 Australian State of the Environment report
State of the environment reporting is a vital process and resource in environmental management. In Australia, the report is prepared every five years by an independent team of expert authors. The...
The Geography Of China: Landforms And Terrain
This graph illustrates the nine major landforms and five major terrain types in China in the form of an infographic, also showing the formation of each landform and partial area ratio of terrain to...
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...
A Mountain Is More Than Its Summit Elevation
We humans are too easily fixated on extremes, we count and compare and put things in order. The pinnacles of land are mountains, and they are always ranked by the elevation of their summits above...
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 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...
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....
The Beautiful Hidden Logic Of Cities
Navigating around town, you're probably aware of road designations: Avenues and Boulevards and Streets and Roads and so on. However, it's hard to get an overall view of the patterns they form as...
This Chart Contains a Few Hidden Surprises About the World Economy
According to the latest data on global GDP released by the World Bank this February, the U.S. still is the world's biggest economy – by far. As shown by this Voronoi diagram, the United States...
24 Hours of Traffic
Visualization of traffic flow from around the Greater Montreal Area. Time-stamped commuter GPS trajectories are visualized from 3 transit modalities: cars, public transit, and bikes. 1 month's...
Rain in Seattle
A data visualization created with 25,000+ consecutive days of Seattle weather data. The top section shows rainfall in inches broken down by month and year.
Bristol Air Quality
A Voronoi diagram visualisation of air quality in Bristol, England.
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...
Visualization of bike sharing trips for a given time window of a business day to create a snapshot of commuting patterns. Selecting different periods of a day these patterns can be compared to...
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.