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How the Sanchi's Oil Could Spread
On Jan. 14, the Iranian tanker Sanchi sank in the worst oil shipping disaster in decades, killing all 32 crew onboard. Water contaminated by the cargo of toxic condensate oil and the ship’s fuel...
This Is How Unequally Distributed Income Is In Switzerland
By international standards, Switzerland is considered a country where income is relatively evenly distributed. But if you look at the numbers at a more granular level, it becomes clear that the...
The one trillion tonne iceberg, measuring 5,800 square km, calved away from the Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica sometime between July 10 and 12, scientists said.
Work and Rest Cycles of Zagreb City
Every city has its pulse. How can we find and measure it? By pairing GIS data of land use in Zagreb with statistical information on the times its people are sleeping, at home and working, I made...
The Coffee Belt
Visualizing the 2016 metric tons of coffee produced and the coffee belt between the tropics of cancer and capricorn.
We humans have been making maps of the world since the beginnings of our culture, from the babylonian Imago Mundi to the latest big data based digital maps. Here a new world map is created from...
The Minimum Fleet Network model proposes efficient vehicle-trip assignments that reduce the empty time between trips with a passenger onboard. This way, a taxi can serve more passengers in the same...
NYC Cut-Throats. When Social Vulnerability Goes Hand In Hand With Fear Of Crime
In the words of Bill de Blasio and his team members, the New York City government would be at the brink of definitively rooting out crime, that is to say putting an end to all forms of violence...
Visualising waste worth £3 million
How do you draw attention to the recycling we don't do (but could)? And how can you show people the benefits? These were the questions that West Sussex County Council wanted us to show in an...
Air Quality in the United States
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) takes hourly Air Quality readings at hundreds of sites nationwide, and produces an Air Quality Index (AQI) that measures how healthy the air is at...
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...
Travel Visa inequality
The visualisation explores how equal citizens of different countries are treated in terms of travelling.
Thirty years of Atlantic hurricanes
Each line represents the life of a storm as recorded by NOAA. The higher the line within each year, the higher the recorded wind speed. Storms that reached Category 5, the strongest of the strong,...
Global Autism Prevalence Map
Spectrum is proud to debut the first-ever global map of autism prevalence. The interactive map provides a clear look at the distribution of studies on autism prevalence over time and space. It...
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...
Billions of people and animals rely on the benefits of the Amazon rainforest, including food, fresh water, shelter and climate control. Forests such as the Amazon play a critical role in mitigating...
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...
Japan Radiation Map
7 years after the Fukushima disaster, a visualisation of the current radioactivity levels collected from official sources. See also the 3D version (downloadable from the top of the page) which...
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...
Does Your District Draw School Zones To Increase Segregation?
America's neighborhoods are highly segregated, and we often assign children to schools based on that underlying geography. But many of America's school districts actually draw school zones to make...
Snows of the West
Snow is vital to the environmental health of the western United States. Unlike rainfall, it doesn't come as one burst that's here and then quickly gone. Instead, it tends to accrue over the winter...
Visualizing over 58 thousand UFO sighting in the Contiguous United States from 1995 to 2014.
The Geography of Pub Names
I got curious about understanding whether pub names in the UK can tell us a little bit about the people who drink there. So I produced a bunch of maps that would help investigate this. Some names...
A mini startup project built entirely in public, Hoodmaps charts different demographics and neighbourhoods in cities around the world.
Infographic on HAZE- Urban Pollution in China
Haze, that is, smog caused by pollution, has become an inevitable part of life in many Chinese cities. Urban pollution has quietly increased, and it affects the health and lives of many city...