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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...
The Cley Square
A visualisation of the birds sighted in north Norfolk nature reserves.
This map shows the thermal divide between east and west
In the first week of 2018, a record-setting deep freeze has forced temperatures in some places on the east coast nearly 20-degrees lower than average. Meanwhile, parts of California and the...
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...
Coral Cities | Top 40 Places To Live
What makes a great city? Is it political stability? Low crime rates? Access to education or healthcare? We took one metric, looking at how easy it is for people to move within cities. We calculated...
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.
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...
All the world's metro line colours
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...
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...
Media Sustainability Index Explorer
The Media Sustainability Index provides in-depth analyses of the independent media conditions in 21 countries using six indicators, and reveals benchmark insights into how media systems have...
Queering The Map
Queering the Map is a community generated counter-mapping project that locates queer moments, memories, and histories in relation to physical space. As queer life becomes increasingly less centered...
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...
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...
Casting a Wider Net
Newly released data shows the true extent of industrial fishing. More than 55 percent of the surface of the world’s oceans is fished, with China accounting for vastly more than any other country.
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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 date of origin for (almost) every international border
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...
Visualizing Every Assessment
What if you could visually compare any property's assessment value against all others in a city with a click? What interesting patterns could you find? Starting with those questions, the project...
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...
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...
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.
Italia: The Airship Crash Chronicle
The multimedia long read ‘Italia. The Airship Crash Chronicle’ by Russian news agency TASS is dedicated to one of the most dramatic episodes in the history of Arctic exploration. It chronicles the...
August 28, 2100
This map uses NASA data to visualize the estimated maximum near surface air temperature on August 28, 2100 at over a million points on the earth's surface. Users can compare the situation with...
"Interactive map of the Gulag" is a visual representation of the history of the Soviet camp system, which was included in the world history under the name "GULAG".
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.
Flights to Rome
“Flights to Rome” is a data visualization art project showing the entire global mobility network of flight and road infrastructure in a single image. It visualises for the very first time literally...
The curious case of Romania's Gheorghe Doja streets
Having streets in Hungary named after a Hungarian historical figure is nothing unusual. It’s by no means that unheard of to have streets in neighboring countries bear said name, provided that...
This is a visualization showing the number of steps walked between the months of January and April. This viz was intended to show the days I was laziest at hence the days with the least number of...